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Re: [opensuse] My problems with makeSUSEdvd
  • From: "Carlos E. R." <robin.listas@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Sun, 23 Apr 2006 17:02:18 +0200 (CEST)
  • Message-id: <Pine.LNX.4.61.0604231658400.1588@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
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The Sunday 2006-04-23 at 16:00 +0200, houghi wrote:

> As sudo has been part of it since the beginning, I will look into it, but
> with a not very high priority.
>
> > My guess: mount -o loop isofile mountpoint (and matching umount)
>
> That was the reason i needed to use sudo. It is notb possible to do the
> above as a simple user. If somebody has an idea how to do a mount -o loop
> as a simple user withouth the nowledge of the root password (So no editing
> of sudoers) I would be happy to include it.

Edit fstab, or add the command to the sudoers list. Sudo is ok, but having
"Defaults targetpw" is a security risk, I think.

> The reason I ask it in the beginning is to rather have the script abort
> right from the start then to fail it halfway fro whatever reason.

Yes, but it says my passowrd is wrong when it isn't. The real problem is
the assumed sudo configuration, I think. It may work with the default
nowdays, but not with older or simply diferent configs.

- --
Cheers,
Carlos Robinson
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