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Re: mount question

On Wed, 2009-01-14 at 16:23 +0000, Steve wrote:
> If I let HAL & friends automagically mount my Windows partition mount reports this: 
> # mount 
> ... 
> /dev/sdb1 on /media/disk type fuseblk (rw,nosuid,nodev,allow_other,blksize=4096) 
> The problem is that I want this partition mounted on /mnt/c_drive not 
> /media/disk so I tried to add a line to /etc/fstab as follows: 
> /dev/sdb1    /mnt/c_drive       fuse    rw,nosuid,nodev,allow_other,blksize=4096    
> 0 0 
> (I started with a type of fuseblk instead of fuse but that didn't work at all 
> and note that fuse is not documented in the mount man page) 
> but then as root 
> # mount /dev/sdb1 
> /bin/sh: /dev/sdb1: Permission denied 
> # ls -l /dev/sdb1 
> brw-r----- 1 root disk 8, 17 2009-01-12 13:24 /dev/sdb1 
> It's not a selinux problem because I'm running in permissive mode: 
> # sestatus 
> SELinux status:                 enabled 
> SELinuxfs mount:                /selinux 
> Current mode:                   permissive 
> Mode from config file:          permissive 
> Policy version:                 23 
> Policy from config file:        targeted 
> This is on an F8 system and I'm trying to get my backup to work so I can upgrade 
> to F9. 
> What am I doing wrong here? 
perhaps you are just trying to use too much muscle

why not just let it mount like it does and use a bind mount elsewhere...

mount --bind /media/disk /mnt/c_drive


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