Fwd: Re: /dev/...

Vladik Kozin epbox at yandex.ru
Mon Apr 14 23:50:36 PDT 2003

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Subject: Re: /dev/...
Date: Tue, 15 Apr 2003 08:42:11 +0200
From: Are-Harald Brenne <are-harald.brenne at econ.uib.no>
To: epbox at yandex.ru

> Hi! What if I'd like ordinary users to be able to mount /dev/fd0, for
> instance, onto a common dir located in /mnt (/mnt/floppy)?
> I made mkdir -m 755 /mnt/floppy as root. When I try to mount fd0 onto this
> dir as an ordinary user I get "msdos: /dev/fd0: Operation not permitted"
> while when doing the same onto a dir that this user owns everything goes
> fine.

I think you need to check out the permissions and owner of /dev/fd0.



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