Permissions for hal mounted drives

Ian Petersen ispeters-Re5JQEeQqe8AvxtiuMwx3w at
Thu Jul 3 01:28:44 UTC 2008

On Wed, Jul 2, 2008 at 7:37 PM, William Muriithi
<william.muriithi-Re5JQEeQqe8AvxtiuMwx3w at> wrote:
> When one insert a portable drive on a system running Redhat
> distributions, its automatically mounted by I think HAL. I have
> checked automount configurations and certain its not automount that is
> running this process. The problem is, no one can write to a drive
> mounted in this way other than root.

I think the programme that actually does the mounting is called
pmount.  It might be HAL that invokes it, but I think pmount does the
work.  Maybe man pmount?

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