Bug 195862 - gnome-mount makes mounted CD data inaccesible
Summary: gnome-mount makes mounted CD data inaccesible
Alias: None
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: gnome-mount
Version: 5
Hardware: All
OS: Linux
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: David Zeuthen
QA Contact:
Whiteboard: bzcl34nup
Depends On:
TreeView+ depends on / blocked
Reported: 2006-06-18 22:09 UTC by Michal Jaegermann
Modified: 2013-03-06 03:45 UTC (History)
2 users (show)

Clone Of:
Last Closed: 2008-05-06 16:00:41 UTC

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Description Michal Jaegermann 2006-06-18 22:09:32 UTC
Description of problem:

gnome-mount when fed with an iso9660 CD created on Mac for some reasons
insist on mounting it with udf filesystem type even if udf is NOT listed
in /etc/filesystems.  It passess 'uid=<some_value>' option to mount but
this ends up with the following structure


A directory named by "<a_random_garbage_string>" indeed gets
"<some_value>.4294967295" ownership (4294967295 happens to be -1,
when interpreted signed, on this machine) but "<some_directory_name>"
happens to have 'rwxrwx--x" permissions and "501.501" ownership where
"501" is uid and gid from Mac of somebody who wrote that CD.
See bug #159860.  All real data sit below this "<some_directory_name>"
and, unless your uid happens to be 501 too, are not accessible.

If I will mount that CD with 

   mount -oro,uid=<some_value> /dev/cdrom /some/mount/point

then this CD mounts with 'iso9660' filesystem type, even without
explicitly specifying that, and there are no access problems.

The real issue is that I cannot dissuade gnome-mount from using

Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
gnome-mount-0.4-5 and gnome-mount-0.4-7 from rawhide

How reproducible:

Comment 1 Bug Zapper 2008-04-04 03:06:28 UTC
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Comment 2 Bug Zapper 2008-05-06 16:00:39 UTC
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