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Re: [K12OSN] Access to local CD ROM



Oof!  You guys are way beyond my knowledge in this area :-)  I'll poke
around http://nbd.sourceforge.net/ and see what I can learn.  If it looks
like something I can help with, I certainly will!

Thanks much,
--Kyle




> Yes, I hadn't thought of that.  The only issue is if sudo will let you
> specify aliases, which I don't think it will, meaning you have to give
> every user carte blanche "mount" privileges, which is really not a good
> idea.
>
> --Shahms
>
> On Wed, 2002-05-01 at 06:58, Jim Wildman wrote:
>> Instead of messing with fstab, can you use sudo to allow each
>> person to mount their own drive through an alias?
>>
>> ------------------------------------------------------------------------
>> Jim Wildman, CISSP
>> jim rossberry com 614-404-1897
>> http://www.rossberry.com
>>
>> On 1 May 2002, Shahms E. King wrote:
>>
>> > and then we come to the ugly, but workable hack:
>> > you have to create /etc/fstab entries for the mount points or the
>> > users won't be able to mount them... my initial thought was to
>> > create the mount points under /mnt/<ip>/cdrom, etc. and have a
>> > symlink from there to $HOME/cdrom BUT mount doesn't dereference
>> > links, so that doesn't work) which means you have to modify
>> > /etc/fstab through a script of some kind, which is kind of ugly and
>> > potentially error prone, so solution:
>> >
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