Subject: Re: Allow non-root users to access to CD-ROM and Floppy
To: NetBSD Users Mailing List <>
From: Aaron J. Grier <>
List: netbsd-users
Date: 09/03/2004 11:56:07
On Fri, Sep 03, 2004 at 10:16:11AM -0400, Jan Schaumann wrote:
> James Gray <> wrote:
> > Hello, I am trying to allow not root users to access CD-ROM and Floppy 
> > drives.
> How about amd(8)?
> I've been using that for floppy, cdrom and USB sticks, which works quite
> well.  Users just have to 'cd /auto/cd' or 'cd /auto/floppy' or 'cd
> /auto/stick' and the device will be mounted.

how do you cleanly umount?  have amd flush frequently?

  Aaron J. Grier | "Not your ordinary poofy goof." |
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