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Re: mounting an xfs partition



Ed Greshko wrote:
> The permissions and ownership information is kept on the file system itself.
>    Simply mount the file system in question and change the permissions.  You
> will then see that when you unmount and remount the file system the
> permissions will be as you want them to be.

Amadeus W. M. replied:
> Thanks! I've learned something. Is this for xfs only, or other file
> systems too?

Ed wrote: 
> All of the ones that I'm aware of or familiar with.

For clarity's sake -- this only applies to Unix-style filesystems. Stuff
like ISO9660 (CD-ROM format) or FAT32 don't understand Unix permissions,
and other workarounds have to be applied.

James.
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