Subject: Re: Mount permissions
To: Jonathan Stone <jonathan@DSG.Stanford.EDU>
From: Bill Sommerfeld <>
List: tech-kern
Date: 01/24/2000 11:23:16
> Specially if the policy is "the person logged into the console can
> mount a floppy".
> If I want to mount a floppy, but I dont want other people who're
> privileged to mount their floppies digging around in my floppy while
> it's mounted, that makes some sense. Specially if I also want to let
> them do an unmount of the floppy if I remove it from the drive, but
> forget to unmount it -- provided the unmounter is logged in via the
> console, and so presumably has physical access to the drive.

See ttyaction(3) and ttyaction(5); we already include some of the
necessary rope for this.  A package or something containing
"reasonable" default actions for /etc/ttyaction might be worthwhile..

					- Bill