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Old 08-08-2003, 04:16 PM   #1
dokterneo
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Angry mount doesn't work as non su even after chmod 777


When I type:

mount /dev/cdrom /mnt/cdrom I get:

mount: must be superuser to use mount

fstab is:

cat /etc/fstab
/dev/hda1 swap swap defaults 0 0
/dev/hda2 / ext3 defaults 1 1
/dev/hda3 /home ext3 defaults 1 2
/dev/cdrom /mnt/cdrom auto noauto,users 0 0
/dev/fd0 /mnt/floppy auto noauto,owner 0 0
devpts /dev/pts devpts gid=5,mode=620 0 0
proc /proc proc defaults 0 0

mount file rights are:
-rwxrwxrwx 1 root bin 68884 May 31 17:26 mount*

This happened after I ran swaret and did a full system update.

mount -t smbfs -rw -o username=dok,password=xxxxx //serv01/d$ /mnt/serv01/d

does:

smbmnt must be installed suid root for direct user mounts (1001,1001)
smbmnt failed: 1

Can anyone help? I am going nutz here.
 
Old 08-08-2003, 04:23 PM   #2
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Try just 'mount /mnt/cdrom'.
 
Old 08-08-2003, 05:40 PM   #3
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Same thing... This really sucks
 
Old 08-08-2003, 05:53 PM   #4
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Hm. Sorry. I can't directly access /dev/sr0 as user but I can mount /mnt/cdrw which *means* /dev/sr0, so 'mount /dev/sr0 /mnt/cdrw' doesn't work and 'mount /mnt/cdrw' does.

Really, the 'users' entry in /etc/fstab should take care of it.

My /dev/cdrom points to /dev/hdc. Is it possible your arrangement is as screwed up as mine and /dev/cdrom is just pointing the wrong place? Maybe try 'mnt /dev/hdc /mnt/cdrom' or whatever your device is and skip the symlink?
 
Old 08-08-2003, 10:01 PM   #5
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Cool mount doesn't work as non su even after chmod 777

The problem lies in the permissions of the actual device. IE. /dev/hdc.
Here's what I had to do to get it running on my laptop. This method gives permission to only one unpriviliged user. ( im the only user ) :
root@laptop:/dev# chown lunix hdc
root@laptop:/dev# ls -alh hdc
brw-rw---- 1 lunix disk 22, 0 jun 10 2002 hdc

I am now able to mount the cdrom as user lunix. From both Gnome and shell.

This is the way I chose to do it as I don't need for just anyone to mount cdrom's.

Hope I have helped you in some way.
 
Old 08-08-2003, 11:48 PM   #6
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you can always make a group called, say, 'cdrom' which can access the drive and add privileged users to that group.

I don't remember exactly what commands you are supposed to use to do this, but I found them by doing
Code:
xine-check
with xine-libs and xine-ui installed. it checks to make sure it can access your dvd/cdrom drive to play stuff, and it gave me the advice of adding the cdrom group.

Last edited by stevenhasty; 08-08-2003 at 11:50 PM.
 
  


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