allowing non root users to mount

Lowell Gilbert freebsd-questions-local at
Fri Aug 29 15:52:06 PDT 2003

Desmond Lee <desmond.lee at> writes:

> I don't understand how editing /etc/fbtab will help me provide a
> mounting point that is accessible to everyone. I believe that fbtab will
> just set the permissions of the device to whatever is specified in that
> file.

Yes, but it can also set the ownership of the directory.  Users can
only mount onto directories that they own (this is mentioned a number
of times in the FAQ entry, as well as in the manual page for

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