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Re: Permission to write Windows partition



On Tue, 2004-06-29 at 18:05 -0500, Mingzhai Sun wrote:
> Dear all, 
> 
>  I mounted my windows partition as /mnt/d, and /mnt/e. But it seems only the 
> root user can write on these partitions. I want to give some 
> other users the permission to write, but I can not do that. Do you guys know
> how to do that. 

NTFS or VFAT?  NTFS needs a custom kernel or 3rd party module.

>From recent thread "Pbs of disk access"...

On Wed, 2004-06-23 at 21:09 +0200, Alexander Dalloz wrote: 
> Am Mi, den 23.06.2004 schrieb Eric Tanguy um 20:30:
> 
> > I mount a vfat disk during the boot process with this line in /etc/fstab
> > :
> > /dev/sda1		/mnt/storex		vfat	users 0 0
> > The problem is that i can't access it in rw mode as user. I think i's a
> > normal security issue but if i remember is is possible possible to
> > enable it in rw mode for user using umask= but i can't remember and
> > refind it. Could we help me ?
> > Thanxes
> > Eric
> 
> man mount --> vfat filesystem part
> 
> "umask=002" to allow write permission everyone
> 
> Alexander

Phil




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