kstewart at owt.com
Wed May 19 11:16:16 PDT 2004
On Wednesday 19 May 2004 11:05 am, arden wrote:
> hi all
> i only have two users on my bsd box me as a standard user and root
> the prob ive got at the mo is that only root can mount my cd drive
> how do i halter its permissions so standard user can use it
> on a similar vain on my linux boxes i can su root but i get a message
> saying "sorry" is this a bsd thing ?
It sounds like you may need to add your personal user name to the wheel
group in /etc/group. You don't "su root" but just "su". I have never
worried about mounting a CD-ROM from the user because I usually have a
console session running as root.
I use "su -" to switch to root because that invokes the root
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