"Operation not permitted" when mounting floppy or cdrom
lysergius2001 at gmail.com
Mon Feb 19 20:37:15 UTC 2007
On 2/19/07, Oliver Fromme <olli at lurza.secnetix.de> wrote:
> lysergius2001 <lysergius2001 at gmail.com> wrote:
> > FreeBSD 6.2. Recently installed will not permit user mount of floppy
> > cdrom, or usb. Works fine as root. Checked devfs.conf, devfs.rules,
> > /dev. Nothing seems to make a difference.
> For ordinary users to be able to mount file systems, three
> conditions have to be met:
> -1- sysctl vfs.usermount=1
> -2- The user must have read+write access to the device
> to be mounted. Usually you will solve that via
> group permissions, e.g. create a group for people
> who are allowed to mount a certain device, then put
> those people into that group (via /etc/group), and
> change the permission modes of the device so that
> the group can read+write it.
> -3- The user must own the mount point. Note that read+
> write access is not sufficient here, and group rights
> don't matter -- the user must be the owner of the
> mount point.
> Best regards
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