[lug] mounting cdrom

Robert George Mayer mayer at acm.org
Fri Nov 24 09:12:56 MST 2000

Hugh -

Order is important here.


should work.

Note that setting user sets: noexec, nosuid, nodev

even if you have set the opposite earlier in the list.

'Cause when I just tried testing this I gave


and it was set to noexec.


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
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