And another stupid question: hotplugging and permissions
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Tue Jan 10 15:12:38 UTC 2006
Michael Richter wrote:
> On 09/01/06, Derek Broughton <news at pointerstop.ca> wrote:
>> Correct. Why is it that the first thing everybody does is ask
>> about /etc/fstab?
> Probably bad documentation? ;-)
> You probably need to play with the permissions in /etc/udev. I can't
>> finding anything about mounting "exec", though. Check out the "pmount"
>> command too.
> Pmount was where it's at. Everything I need is in there. Now when I
> figure out how and when pmount is activated the last piece of the puzzle
> would be
> in place. Thanks, Derek!
You're welcome. I can't help you precisely with "when" pmount gets invoked,
but "udev" handles hotplugging (with or without the help of "hotplug"
depending how recent your system is - current dapper has no hotplug
package). udev informs hal, and hal invokes pmount (I think - it really is
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