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Re: [SLE] CD Burning when not root?
  • From: Anders Johansson <andjoh@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Thu, 25 Apr 2002 11:57:44 +0200
  • Message-id: <200204251157.44134.andjoh@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
On Thursday 25 April 2002 09:47, Joe Sullivan wrote:
> So now I'm only able to burn as root? Can't even mount it. I tried adding a
> line to fstab:
>
> /dev/scd0 /media/cdrw auto rw,noauto,user,exec 0 0
>
> With "rw" thinking that would allow burning for users. Nope, I'm completely
> wrong.

First of all, you don't mount the device to burn to it, just when you're
reading from it. Secondly, you burn through the generic scsi devices
(/dev/sg*, probably sg0 in your case). Check the permissions on the /dev
files relevant to the device.

Anders

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