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Re: RFE: More on mounting + a question about the "console" flag



man, 04.10.2004 kl. 16.34 skrev Colin Walters:
> On Mon, 2004-10-04 at 16:00 +0200, Kyrre Ness Sjobak wrote:
> > man, 04.10.2004 kl. 15.49 skrev Colin Walters:
> > > On Mon, 2004-10-04 at 15:35 +0200, Kyrre Ness Sjobak wrote:
> > > 
> > > > Then, 2 minutes later, another user logs in, pulls up his/her floppy,
> > > > and... the floppy is mounted. Cant get it umounted, and can't mount
> > > > his/her floppy. Grr...
> > > 
> > > Yeah, it's a perennial problem.  I guess people are trying to solve it
> > > with user-space proxy filesystems and the like.  Not sure how mature
> > > they are.
> > > 
> > 
> > Sure. Think KDE does that.
> 
> Like at the kio layer or something?  So all I/O in KDE goes through a
> daemon?  Or just when it's a floppy drive?
> 
> > That is just to obscure. You dont run cron jobs on a client off
> > removable media. You just dont do that.
> 
> Actually I do for my backups :)

Hmm... Okay. I get it. But still - lets make this configurable, right?
And what kind of enviroment are you backing up from, to what media? From
which user?

> 
> > But what happens if you log out with "control-alt-backspace"? Iv'e seen
> > prosesses survive that...
> 
> Good question - If gdm doesn't handle that it's really a bug.
> 
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