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Old 01-06-2010, 02:19 AM   #1
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'nodev' and 'nodev' option for removable media

How do i actually check whether the 'nosuid' and 'nodev' option are added for removable media in the /etc/fstab file? What are the appropriate commands that i can use?

Old 01-06-2010, 02:58 AM   #2
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This shows what is currently mounted and their options; /etc/mtab . Also when you specify the "user" mount option in the /etc/fstab file, then it has as defaults these; nodev, noexec, and nosuid, and I use "noauto,user" so the device or partition will not mount during boot, but then I can do a mount when needed as a normal user.


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