Re: allow mount to normal use
"Orn E. Hansen" <firstname.lastname@example.org> writes:
> it is often convenient to make a link from /dev/cdrom to whatever
> device your CD-ROM is on. Thus, if you add devices, or change your
> configuration, you only have to change one link, instead of every
> program that uses the CD-ROM ;-)
But unfortunately, when mount is invoked on an entry with the "user"
flag, if makes sure the mounted device matches. Since it follows the
symlink when mounting, and /dev/hdd != /dev/cdrom, a user can
"mount /cdrom" but not "umount /cdrom".
Carey Evans <*> http://home.clear.net.nz/pages/c.evans/ gc
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