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RE: [SLE] Need to know how to mount subfs defined floppy as reg user
  • From: "Greg Wallace" <gregwallace@xxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Mon, 3 Apr 2006 11:51:23 -0500
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On Monday, April 03, 2006 # 3:34 AM, Jos van Kan wrote:

>Greg Wallace wrote:
>> I know this has been discussed on this list before, but I didn't realize
>> applied to me, but it does. If I try to mount a floppy as a regular user
>> get the message --
>> "only root can mount /dev/fd0 on /media/floppy"
>> I hadn't tried accessing a floppy as a regular user before and didn't
>> realize this limitation was there. /dev/fd0 is set up as type subfs in
>> fstab.

>If it is subfs, you don't have to mount it. Stick it in and start to use

Won't work for me. I get the above message every time.

>If everything is allright, the line in fstab should read something like
>/dev/fd0 /media/floppy subfs noauto,fs=floppyfss,procuid,nodev,nosuid,sync
>0 0

That's exactly what my fstab line looks like, but it just doesn't work
unless I'm logged in as root.

>The sync parameter sees to it, that you can take the floppy out without
>unmounting too, because there is no buffered stuff that still needs to be

>Jos van Kan registered Linux user #152704

Greg Wallace

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