deletion of /dev files

Peter Garrett peter.garrett at
Sat Jan 14 22:37:48 UTC 2006

On Sat, 14 Jan 2006 21:56:47 +0000
R Kimber <rkimber at> wrote:

> > When invoking mount in your script, use 'mount -t ext2 /dev/sda4  
> > <destination>'.
> Yes but
> ~/>mount -t ext2 /dev/sda4 /media/zip
> mount: only root can do that

Isn't this what the pmount command is for? From man pmount:

 pmount - mount arbitrary hotpluggable devices as normal user

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