[plug] How do I execute mount as user?
bernie at innovative.iinet.net.au
Mon Apr 7 21:43:15 WST 2008
Jim Householder <nofixed at westnet.com.au> wrote:
>Andrew Furey wrote:
>>> I want to run mount without being root. Fedora allows it, but Gentoo
>>> does not.
>>> How do I convince mount that I don't need to be root to use it?
>>> I've tried "chmod +s /bin/mount" with no success.
>> Try the "user" option in the fstab line for that mount.
>Thanks. It works, but I was hoping to be able to mount an arbitrary
>partition without an entry in fstab.
ermmmm ... haven't you thought about the potential for security
problems with that 'facility' ?
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