[lug] mounting cdrom

Hugh Brown hugh at math.byu.edu
Fri Nov 24 18:30:48 MST 2000

That did the trick (putting exec after user).  Thank you for tracking
that down.  I had looked at the man page but wasn't as thorough as I
should have been.

Thank you much kind sir.


> I found in the mount man page something on option "user":
> user   Allow  an ordinary user to mount the file system.  This option
> implies the options
>        noexec, nosuid, and nodev (unless overridden by  subsequent
> options,  as  in  the
>        option line user,exec,dev,suid).
> This apparently says that your user option is taking precedence over the
> exec option, and turning it noexec. I haven't tried, but the wording
> suggests that if your exec follows user, rather than preceding it, this
> won't happen, and exec will work.

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