Can't Mount USB Drive As User Under FreeBSD 10

Erich Dollansky erichsfreebsdlist at
Fri Feb 14 05:22:36 UTC 2014


On Fri, 14 Feb 2014 04:39:46 +0000
B J <va6bmj at> wrote:

> I've had problems configuring the machine to mount external USB
> drives.  I can mount USB thumb drives when logged in as root using:
> mount -t msdosfs -o -m=644,-M=755 /dev/da0s1 /mnt/root

this hints that just some of your access rights are wrong. Just ask a
search engine for allowing user to mount devices.

You need to be able to read and write to /dev/da0s1 as a user if you
want to allow users to mount it. 


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