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Re: Edit windows files under Linux



On 3/9/06, James Wilkinson <fedora westexe demon co uk> wrote:
> Andy Goss wrote:
> > I had this problem [not being able to write to a Windows filesystem]
> > after upgrading my wife's 98SE to XP. I had to set permissions on XP.
> > I forget the detail, but it was not too hard to find.
>
> That sounds like you've got two different computers -- hers and yours,
> and you're doing filesharing across the network. Which is a different
> kettle of fish: FAT32 has no permissions worth speaking of.
>

Well, nothing granular, but per file and directory write only are honoured
by the vfat module, and there are the umask mount options.  But it
does sound like J Wilkinson is talking about windows filesharing/samba
if changing something in XP allows Linux to access it.

--
imalone


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