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Re: allow mount to normal use

"Orn E. Hansen" <oe.hansen@oehansen.pp.se> 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

     "Trust Ivanova.  Trust yourself.  Anybody else - shoot 'em."

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