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Re: mounting media as a normal user
Check the mountpoint's permissions, the device is ok to be read only.
It's a CDROM anyway. :)
Super Biscuit wrote:
> # NetBSD /etc/fstab
> # See /usr/share/examples/fstab/ for more examples.
> /dev/wd0a______________ /______ ffs____ rw______________ 1 1
> /dev/wd0b______________ none___ swap___ sw______________ 0 0
> # /dev/wd0e____________ /mnt___ ???____ rw,noauto_______________ 0 0
> /dev/wd0f______________ none___ swap___ sw______________ 0 0
> /dev/wd0g______________ /var___ ffs____ rw______________ 1 2
> /dev/wd0b______________ /tmp___ mfs____ rw,-s=1049328
> kernfs_________ /kern__ kernfs_ rw
> procfs_________ /proc__ procfs_ rw,noauto
> /dev/cd0a____ /cdrom______ cd9660 ro,noauto,nodev,nosuid_ 0 0
> /proc_____ /proc_______ procfs rw,linux 0 0
> procfs /usr/pkg/emul/linux/proc procfs rw,linux
> That's my fstab printout. Still not able to use the device as a normal
> non-root user.
> I copied the example to etc.
> Do I use chmod 766 /dev/cd0a or something to that nature?
> --- On Wed, 6/25/08, Chavdar Ivanov <ci4ic4%gmail.com@localhost> wrote:
> From: Chavdar Ivanov <ci4ic4%gmail.com@localhost>
> Subject: Re: mounting media as a normal user
> To: super_bisquit%yahoo.com@localhost
> Cc: "Steven M. Bellovin" <smb%cs.columbia.edu@localhost>,
> Date: Wednesday, June 25, 2008, 5:01 PM
> 2008/6/25 Super Biscuit <super_bisquit%yahoo.com@localhost>:
> > --- On Tue, 6/24/08, Steven M. Bellovin <smb%cs.columbia.edu@localhost>
> > wrote:
> > From: Steven M. Bellovin <smb%cs.columbia.edu@localhost>
> > Subject: Re: mounting media as a normal user
> > To: super_bisquit%yahoo.com@localhost
> > Cc: netbsd-users%NetBSD.org@localhost
> > Date: Tuesday, June 24, 2008, 8:06 PM
> > On Tue, 24 Jun 2008 09:53:01 -0700 (PDT)
> > Super Biscuit <super_bisquit%yahoo.com@localhost> wrote:
> >> I'm having a bit of trouble finding a tutorial that will allow me
> >> add- as root- and mount media as a normal user. I have SmartMedia,
> >> Compact Flash, memory stick and a cd-rw/dvd drive. Any help as how to
> >> do the mounting or a link to such help would be welcome. Thanks and
> >> all.
> > See mount(8):
> > In NetBSD, a file system can only be mounted by an ordinary user
> > who owns the point node and has access to the special device
> > (at least read per- missions). Also, the vfs.generic.usermount
> > sysctl(3) must be set to 1 to permit file system mounting by
> > ordinary users, see sysctl(8). Finally, the flags nosuid and nodev
> > must be given for non-superuser mounts.
> > The other option is to use amd.
> > --Steve Bellovin, http://www.cs.columbia.edu/~smb
> > I don't see the amd.conf in my etc file.
> Have a look at /usr/share/examples/amd - the CD part works straight
> from there; for the rest you will have to modify the maps.
> > I've added nodev and nosuid to the fstab option.
> > Is there a way of changing permissions on the device to allow normal users
> > to the device?
> WC Fields - "I am free of all prejudices. I hate every one equally."
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