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Re: DVD Ram Mounting Issue



On Thu, Nov 11, 2004 at 10:57:57AM -0500, David Zeuthen wrote:
> Hey, aren't you talking about rw access to the device node, say /dev/hdc
> or /dev/cdwriter? The console user already got these rw rights otherwise
> e.g. nautilus-cd-burner wouldn't be very useful.

Correct

> > needs good documenting and might also need a kernel detail fixing
> 
> Can you clarify what kernel fixing is needed?

Need to implement revoke() fairly soon, but that needs doing anywhere

> It is my understanding that only DVD-RAM drives with DVD-RAM media will
> allow one to mount a filesystem rw (for optical drives) - is this
> correct?

Correct, but if you were to say erase an ext2fs while its mounted you'll
crash the machine probably


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