[sword-devel] Testing the ISO image
Wed, 16 Feb 2000 14:41:17 +0100
You wrote on Mit, 16 Feb 2000:
>here is a short first report of the tests on the image I did:
>Test on SuSE Linux 6.3
>setup.sh: no permission
>every other linux app: no permission
>When I remember right the permissions where rx for each group.
Normally on a proper setup Linux/Unix Box external Media (floppy, Zip, CD) all
are mounted without permission to execute. You have to change your mount
options. When my CD is mounted "mount" shows:
/dev/scd1 on /mnt/cdrom2 type iso9660 (ro,noexec,nosuid,nodev,user=koloska)
noexec, nosuid and nodev are important for security. Otherwise some user can
mount a CD with some suid root programms and ...
a) mount it by hand:
mount -t iso9660 /dev/scd0 /mnd/cdrom
without any options there only is a message that a CD can't be written ...
b) change your /etc/fstab so that a normal user can mount a CD but have the
right to execute:
/dev/scd0 /mnt/cdrom iso9660 ro,noauto,user,exec,defaults 1 0
'user' is the option that implies noexec, nosuid, nodev that has to be
Hope that helps
right now the web page is in german only
but this will change as time goes by ;-)