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Old 08-31-2003, 04:15 AM   #1
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Mount Cd as non-root user


Got a problem mounting the cd as a non-root user..
Anyone got an idea?

Regards../rayyen
 
Old 08-31-2003, 05:09 AM   #2
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yeah... tell us what the problem IS.... kinda helps....
 
Old 08-31-2003, 07:05 AM   #3
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and for what it means....you could just simply add:
user
to the options in the /etc/fstab file for the cdrom device....
 
Old 08-31-2003, 07:10 AM   #4
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from /etc/fstab:
/dev/hdb /cdrom/ iso9660 user,ro 0 0

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rayyen @ hoe / > mount /dev/hdb /cdrom/
mount: only root can do that

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Thats my problem
I want to mount as a non-root user.
 
Old 08-31-2003, 09:21 AM   #5
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Aahh, i solved it, thanks anyway
 
  


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