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I've tried to mount my floppy & DVD drives onto my Slackware 10.1 system but it keeps saying permission denied, even though I'm logged in as Root. Can anybody help?...
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    Problem with mounting drives


    I've tried to mount my floppy & DVD drives onto my Slackware 10.1 system but it keeps saying permission denied, even though I'm logged in as Root. Can anybody help?

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    Please list the contents of /etc/fstab.
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    you can also "chmod 777 /dev/fd0" for example, replacing fd0 with your floppy and cdrom drives respectively, that way permissions will be granted for all users to mount these devs
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    Ah, thankyou. From what I've been able to gather my other accounts are working fine.

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    Quote Originally Posted by retired1af
    Please list the contents of /etc/fstab.
    Thats another slight problem. When it says it dosen't exist even though when I "ls etc" it still shows up. Very strange. It also says that I am still not allowed access to /dev/cdrom even after chmod777 logged in as root. But I'm planning on saying balls to it for the moment & waiting until I've updated my machine before I try wreswtling with the problem, just incase its linked to hardware.

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    in fstab, change owner to user, for example
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    /dev/cdrom       /mnt/cdrom       iso9660     noauto,user,ro   0   0

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