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[solved] Re: fstab has "user" option, but still cann't be mounted by non-root user



2011/9/8 Camaleón <noelamac@gmail.com>:
> On Thu, 08 Sep 2011 21:43:33 +0800, yuanwei xu wrote:
>
>> Hello, below is one section of my fstab, I want my usb
>> harddisk(/dev/sdbx) can be mounted by the non-root,according the man
>> page of fstab,I set the "user" option,but still get error " mount: only
>> root can do that" when i try to mount it.
>>
>>
>> # /etc/fstab: static file system information.
>> #
>> # <file system> <mount point>   <type>  <options>       <dump>  <pass>
>> # /dev/sdb4       none            ext4    sw              0       0
>> UUID=e2f1534d-aecd-4f2a-a153-822ac4d73967     /media/usbdisk4_data    ext4    user,exec,dev,suid,rw,noauto              0       0
>
> By using "noauto" the volume has to be manually mounted, is that right?
>
>> i tried the command: $mount /dev/sdb4 /media/usbdisk4_data and $mount
>> /dev/disk/by-uuid/e2f1534d-aecd-4f2a-a153-822ac4d73967
>> /media/usbdisk4_data, but both were failed.
>
> (...)
>
> It should be just:
>
> mount -U "e2f1534d-aecd-4f2a-a153-822ac4d73967"
>
> What error are you getting?

Thanks, it is the right way, there is no error output. I have to admit
that I was not careful enough when reading the man page.

>
> Also, remember that the mount point should have the proper permissions:
>
> ls -l /media
>
> And now that I think, not sure if "/media" is a good place to put a
> "statically" mounted volume, I would better create a dedicated mount
> point outside that folder for such purpose.

Thanks for your advice.
>
> Greetings,
>
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