[CentOS] kde cant mount cdroms on users with nfs home

Mon Dec 4 21:28:31 UTC 2006
Administrator <administrator at insurancejournal.com>

i had a similar issue the other day with a file server i was setting up, 
it was solved by specifically mounting the type of drive that i was using:

mount -t vfat

before the mount paths

hope that helps.


Alfred von Campe wrote:
> On Dec 4, 2006, at 13:40, Jean Figarella wrote:
>> I can't mount the cdrom when the user account has an nfs home 
>> directory. It works fine on the gnome side with the same user. It also 
>> works fine if I create a brand new local account, with no nfs mounted 
>> home directory.
> Can you not mount the CDROM at all or does it merely not auto-mount?  I 
> have the latter problem, which is a little annoying at times.  Doing a 
> "mount /media/cdrom" as root mounts the CDROM and puts it on the Desktop 
> of the currently logged in Gnome user.  I never made the correlation 
> with having an NFS mounted home directory.  In our environment, root can 
> not access (read or write) the users' home directories.
> Alfred
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