Re: eroneous error message ?

From: Michele Andreoli (
Date: Thu Mar 30 2000 - 23:19:13 CEST

On Thu, Mar 30, 2000 at 06:19:55PM +0000, Chris Ellec nicely wrote:
> hello,
> when running mu -u as a regular user, it fails because you have to be root to mount
> the partition, and it says so, so that's good.
> However, the next check to see if the mount worked assumes that it it didn't, it's
> because the loop device is not configured in the kernel. It is true that if running
> as root and the mount failed, it's probably the loop device problem, but when
> running as regular user, that next check should probably be skipped.

Probabily, "mu -u" and "mu -i" do not require high privilege.
I never tested "mu" as normal user.


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remember any. Would two negative ones do?       -- Woody Allen
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