CD auto-run

Martin Pitt martin.pitt at
Tue Feb 15 02:35:15 CST 2005


Michael Vogt [2005-02-15  6:57 +0100]:
> We decided that we mount removable devices (like cds) with "noexec" by
> default and autorun off (for security reasons). That means that most
> users can't just click on a executeable lanucher on a cd (or get a
> automatic install window).

For the record, that has changed recently. Removable media are now
mounted with 'exec'.

Martin Pitt             
Ubuntu Developer  
Debian GNU/Linux Developer
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