Problem mounting a USB flashdrive on Intrepid

Nils Kassube kassube at
Thu Dec 4 07:34:15 UTC 2008

Leonard Chatagnier wrote:
> Your message suggest your wife's user name needs to be added to the
> disk group or some other appropriate group.

The appropriate group definitely isn't "disk". A user in the disk group 
would have direct write access to the raw device nodes of all disks. 
A "normal" user in the disk group could easily overwrite entire disks.


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