Subject: Re: Mount permissions
To: Julian Assange <>
From: Ignatios Souvatzis <>
List: tech-kern
Date: 01/26/2000 20:37:35
On Wed, Jan 26, 2000 at 07:35:35PM +1100, Julian Assange wrote:
> Ian Dall <> writes:
> > Mount(2) is currently restricted to root or the owner of the mount
> > point.  I think it would be helpful if it were root or anyone with
> > write and search access to the mount point.
> There goes /tmp.

Yes. Even read/write/execute access wouldn't help.

"Maybe we need something like access control lists, with explicit mount 

Or tell the sysadmin to set up the automounter.