Re: Mounting USB devices
On Sat, 11 Jan 2003, Trey Sizemore wrote:
> One more dumb question...how do I know my user ID?
cat /etc/group |grep your_username
> On Sat, 11 Jan 2003 16:18:38 -0600, "Tom Hoover"
> <firstname.lastname@example.org> said:
> > On Sat, Jan 11, 2003 at 09:52:05AM -0500, Trey Sizemore wrote:
> > > 1. Are these assignments going to change each time I shut down and then
> > > start up my machine (as far as how they are detected)? I asked because
> > > I am running a rather old machine that I leave on during the day, but
> > > then shut down at night.
> > I doubt they would change, unless you added or removed some hardware.
> > (I've never had my dvd, cd-rw, or tape drive change, so I'm not
> > expecting the CF drive to change). I hardly ever shut my machines down,
> > so I may be wrong... :-)
> > > 2. How do I give myself access to my devices (read & write) as a normal
> > > user? I had to su from the terminal to execute teh sg_map command
> > > because I had no access as a normal user. This would be for all devices
> > > like my CD drives, Zip drive, CF reader, etc.
> > Use the "uid" and "gid" mount options in your /etc/fstab:
> > /dev/cf /mnt/cf vfat user,noauto,uid=1000,gid=1000 0
> > 0
> > The "user" option above allows you to mount the device without changing
> > to root, and "uid/gid" options are used to set the desired user (1000,
> > in my case).
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