[CentOS] UDEV rule allow users to unmount USB stick

Philip Manuel phil at zomojo.com
Tue Dec 23 21:04:23 UTC 2008



Lanny Marcus wrote:
> On Mon, Dec 22, 2008 at 7:56 PM, Philip Manuel <phil at zomojo.com> wrote:
> <snip>
>   
>>> Are we talking about USB Memory here? If so, I have not seen this
>>> issue. I've never used USB Memory while logged in as root. I'm using
>>> CentOS 5 (32 bit).
>>>       
> <snip>
>   
>> Yes the usb stick/memory mounts correctly, but then they are not allowed
>> to unmount it, using for example umount /media/device  We are using
>> Centos5.2 64bit
>>     
>
> I see that you are using 64 bit, I'm using 32 bit, but I doubt that
> this would work differently, between the 2 versions of the OS. As Mark
> (mhr) wrote, if you use GNOME, just right click the icon, to unmount
> the USB stick.
>
>   
You are correct we could use konqueror, we use kde, to unmount but if a 
CD/DVD is mounted correctly to allow a user to unmount why can't a USB 
memory device ?



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