slack mounting

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humm tis a bit of a pisser this subject coz it allways comes down to permissions!

but this is a reaccuring problem with me and slack 8.0 thru 10.0 (witch im running now)

when eva i try to mount a drive weather it be a nfs mount or a local drive i get the same thing!

as norm when root i can do what eva i lke (as you'd expect) but when mounting a any other user even if that user is in GUID of root its allways

"mount: only root can mount (device name)"

as an e.g i have this line in my fstab:

/dev/hda1 /home/win vfat noauto,users,rw,umask=777 1 0

as far a my knowlage takes me this should work fine, that or a umask of 277 i think......

i have also tryed this as a quick fix :

/dev/hda1 /home/win vfat uid=bobUSERID,gid=bobGROUPID,rw,umask=777 1 0

but as you can see hardly a system wide suloution

i'm real stubed on this one....

Is there some vital bit of slack admin i missed some where? coz every version of slack i've run there has had the same problem!


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ok first type dmesg to see what the layout is and to find out what drives or mounted and wher

example of my fstap:

/dev/sda1 /AJBR vfat noauto,users 0 0

/dev/hda5 swap swap defaults 0 0

/dev/hda1 / ext2 defaults 1 1

/dev/hda6 /home ext2 defaults 1 2

/dev/hdc1 /Music vfat noauto,users 1 0

/dev/hdc5 /Files vfat noauto,users 1 0

/dev/hdd /mnt/cdrom iso9660 noauto,users,ro 0 0

/dev/fd0 /mnt/floppy auto noauto,users 0 0

devpts /dev/pts devpts gid=5,mode=620 0 0

proc /proc proc defaults 0 0

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thanks for that i've over time tryed so meny differnt ways but that seems to have done the trick

also i noticed after mounting the etc/mtab shows a "nosuid" as well so i spose this is a differnt option that can be passed


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