Re: cdrom "exec" permissions denied
On Sat, 7 Oct 2000, J. R. S. Brownson <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> On 7 Oct 2000, Daniel Pittman wrote:
>> The line you specify right there should tell you what you want to
>> know: you have specified, amongst the other mount options, that
>> you do not want executable code, suid code and device files to be
>> usable on the CD.
>> So, to get executable stuff running off it, remove 'noexec' from the
>> mount options in fstab and remount the CD.
>>  Well, whoever wrote the fstab, anyway.
> Actually, I already tried directly editing the fstab file and the
> /etc/pcmcia/cdrom.opts file to remove any incidence of "noexec". Both
> with the same result upon acitvating the cdrom in Gnome and checking
> "mount" afterwards: /dev/hdc on /cdrom type iso9660
> Thanks, is there any other file I can dig into to avert this default?
Hrm. Not that I can think of, I am afraid. I had though that the GNOME
CD mount stuff simply ran the mount command with the right fstab
Anyway, I don't actually know GNOME, I am afraid, so I can't suggest
where it thinks it should look for this information. Does mounting
directly from the fstab (without the noexec there) work?
If so, you might have better luck on one of the GNOME specific mailing
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