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Re: smart media changing problem

Pavel Rozenboim wrote:
> Permissions on /dev/hd* and /dev/sd* do not allow users to either read or
> write. I think that's why  eject does not work for me. Will it be a security
> compromise to give anyone read access to block devices?

It would be a security issue. Best to treat it like floppies and CDROMS.
Look in /etc/security/console.perms at the CD and floppy lines.
It allows the console use r/w permissions on those devices.
But only the console user, So a remote login cannot eject you CD :)


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