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Re: Drives can't be mounted as a normal user

On Sat, Apr 4, 2009 at 1:12 AM, Andrei Popescu <andreimpopescu@gmail.com> wrote:
> Please don't take my advice the wrong way, no offence intended. It's
> just that some users do login into X as root routinely, which is a Bad
> Thing.

No offense taken.

> Sorry, that would have worked for removable drives. For other partitions
> on the same device as your root partition you will need to create proper
> fstab entries and adjust permissions on the directories and files
> accordingly.

Please. It'd help if you read the original question I wrote:

> I know how to use and edit the /etc/fstab file to mount the drives
> after each boot. However, that's not what I'm looking at. I'm looking
> to be able to use my other partitions just like a root user (maybe
> after being asked for authorization).

Why do some people are so excited about sending replies to mailing
list queries? It makes no sense if the reply is irrelevant.


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