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Re: mount problem



On Friday 26 January 2007 15:14, Craig White wrote:
> > I simply want users to be able to write to those directories.  I hate
> > having to do things as root when it isn't necessary or advisable for
> > security. The /mnt/Holding one is the vital one.  That was deliberately
> > set up with huge amounts of space for this purpose.
>
> ----
> you might want to consider doing things like this...
>
> if all 'users' are members of 'users' group
>
> chgrp users /mnt/Holding -R
> chmod g+s /mnt/Holding -R
> chmod g+w /mnt/Holding -R
>
> bear in mind that users with a default umask of 022 will create files
> with a 644 and folders with 755 permissions which means that other users
> will not be able to 'write' into those directories or over those files.
>
If I chgrp and chmod, wouldn't that last for one session only?  IOW - Wouldn't 
it be overwritten when I boot up tomorrow?

Anne

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