[lug] mounting cdrom
hugh at math.byu.edu
Fri Nov 24 00:07:35 MST 2000
I know it isn't the device because I can do a manual mount (i.e. not via
fstab) and it works, but when I do mounts that query fstab it doesn't.
In any event, /cdrw has perms 0755
"D. Stimits" wrote:
> Hugh Brown wrote:
> > I am trying to get my cdrom to allow exec so I can run an install script
> > on the cdrom. I unmounted the drive, changed fstab to
> > /dev/hdd /cdrw iso9660 exec,noauto,user,ro 0
> > 0
> > it used to be (/dev/hdd /cdrw iso9660 noauto,user,ro 0 0).
> > When I remount I still get this:
> > /dev/hdd on /cdrw type iso9660 (ro,noexec,nosuid,nodev)
> > If I do a mount /dev/hdd -t iso9660 -o exec,ro /cdrw then it does what
> > I want it to.
> > I'm assuming that some sort of security has been setup that won't allow
> > a cd to be mounted that allows executable content, but when I am root, I
> > should like to override it.
> > Ideas?
> > Hugh
> One thing to check before assuming it is the device that does not allow
> exec is that the mount point itself must be executable, and all of its
> parents. So if you mount on /cdrw/, then be sure that /cdrw is chmod
> with +rwx for whichever user/group is relevant.
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