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Re: mount problem

On Fri, 26 Jan 2007 15:32:29 +0000, Anne Wilson wrote:

> 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

Change permissions on the subdirectories like Egypt and MickyAndy.  They
would be preserved.


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