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Old 02-12-2002, 05:06 AM   #1
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Mounting ISO files as a normal user...

Currently I can only mount ISO files as root. It would be very helpful if I could do this as a normal user. What do I have to do?

Thanks muchly.
Old 02-15-2002, 12:51 AM   #2
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can't you change the permission settings of what your mounting and where to your mounting to.. for a regular user to mount.. ??
Old 02-15-2002, 04:41 AM   #3
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Eh? The dir /mnt/iso is owned by root, as are /mnt/cdrom, cdrom2, win_c, etc. The .ISO file itself is probably owned by root since it's on a DVD.

It wouldn't have anything to do with the /dev/loopx 'files', would it?

Would I have to create a new group 'isomount', chown the /dev/loopx files to isomount, and add the normal users to isomount?
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My /dev/loop devices are in the disk group and my user is a member os that.

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