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SubjectRe: multimounting cdroms ???
On Tue, 25 Jul 2000, Brian Poole wrote:
> On Tue, 25 Jul 2000, German Jose Gomez Garcia wrote:
>
> > It's normal than a cdrom can be mounted more than once? I mean,
> > any user can remount a cdrom using for example mount /cdrom, and it seems
> > to keep cound of the times you mounted it, because you cannot eject it
> > until you have umounted it the same number of times.
>
> yes. multiple mount support is a feature, not a bug. was added a bit back,
> search the lkml archive for the discussion about a month or two ago.
>
> as for any user, well, last I checked thats only if you allow
> users to mount the cdrom.

Only one problem though.

A user can mount the same filesystem multiple times on the
same mountpoint, but will be unable to umount the filesystem
again ...

umount -f does the trick, but is restricted to root

regards,

Rik
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