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Old 05-27-2004, 11:05 AM   #1
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user not working

Im trying to allow normal users to mount/unmount my cdrom drives
I tried the user option in my Fstab but its still not working.

/dev/hda5 / ext3 defaults 1 1
none /dev/pts devpts mode=0620 0 0
/dev/hda7 /home ext3 defaults 1 2
/dev/hdb1 /mnt/WinBack ntfs user,umask=0 0 0
none /mnt/cdrom supermount dev=/dev/hdc,fs=auto,ro,--,user,iocharset=iso8859-1 0 0
none /mnt/cdrom2 supermount dev=/dev/scd0,fs=auto,--,user,iocharset=iso8859-1 0 0
none /mnt/floppy supermount dev=/dev/fd0,fs=ext2:vfat,--,umask=0,codepage=850,sync,iocharset=iso8859-1 0 0
none /mnt/hd supermount dev=/dev/sdb1,fs=ext2:vfat,--,codepage=850,iocharset=iso8859-1,kudzu 0 0
/dev/hda1 /mnt/windows vfat umask=0,codepage=850,iocharset=iso8859-1 0 0
none /proc proc defaults 0 0
/dev/hda6 swap swap defaults 0 0

im using mandrake 9.2

whats wrong??
Old 05-27-2004, 12:24 PM   #2
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i would try a line like:

/dev/cdrom /mnt/cdrom auto defaults,umask=000 0 0

the key here is the umask=000, which gives rwx permission to all users. that should work.


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