User permissions to mount CDROM
fysical at gmail.com
Tue Aug 29 02:52:24 UTC 2006
didn't help :(
On 8/28/06, ajm <ajm91qw at sbcglobal.net> wrote:
> On Sun, Aug 27, 2006 at 08:11:16PM +0530, Viswas Nair wrote:
> > I have been trying to figure out how to give users to mount CD rom and
> > been largely unsuccessful. Here are a few things I tried:
> > 1) Added user to the 4th field (options) in /etc/fstab
> > 2) Added vfs.usermount=1 to sysctl.conf
> > 3) Created a group called optical and added the root and alpha to it
> > 4) Added following lines to devfs,conf :
> > own /dev/acd0 root:optical
> > perm /dev/acd0 0770
> > own /dev/acd1 root:optical
> > perm /dev/acd1 0770
> > 5) Rebooted machine and tried to mount /dev/acd0 into /cdrom and it
> > with the message:
> > got the error message: /dev/acd0
> Try the following: create a subdirectory in the users home directory.
> example: /home/steven/cdrom
> mount_cd9660 /dev/acd0 /home/steven/cdrom
> also, you can change the permission to 550
> (read/execute by owner and group) no need for write permission.
> make sure that your users are part of the optical group.
> One more thing...users will not be able to mount anything to /cdrom
> since it will belong to root/wheel. Hope this helped you.
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