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Old 07-08-2005, 01:29 AM   #1
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`nouser' prevents anyone but root mounting filesystems in the /etc/fstab in linux

what is AIX 5.1L's equivilent? something in the /etc/filesystems file?
Old 07-11-2005, 08:27 AM   #2
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A standard AIX user cannot mount a filesystem because of permissions. For instance, if the oracle user tries to mount /users, it fails with an permission error message :
$ mount /users
mount: Write permission is required to mount over /users.


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