[Nottingham] mounting floppy for a non-root user

Martin nottingham at mailman.lug.org.uk
Mon Jul 28 08:57:01 2003

Bunter Matthew wrote:
> How to let a non-root, non-command-line-using user access and save
> files on her floppy. Plus she has several floppies with different
> files on them.
> I can't think of anything simple for this without using the command
> line. I'm using RH9 BTW.

Set up a desktop 'shortcut' for her with the appropriate umount/mount 
commands. Ensure that fstab has 'user' or 'users' included to let mere 
users mount.

Also a good excuse to spend an inordinate amount of time to give her 
special training... (;->>)

Have more fun,

Martin Lomas