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Re: File transfers between linux and windows?



I have tried that before and it still only allows root
write access.I've also added rw,users in fstab and mount it
with a normal user and still the normal user will have read
access and root will have rw access.

On Fri, 20 Feb 2004 12:33:51 -0500
 Jason Staudenmayer <jasons NJAQUARIUM ORG> wrote:
> Don't mount as root, or chmod the dir before you mount.
> 
> -----Original Message-----
> From: IT Clown [mailto:linux mailbox co za] 
> Sent: Friday, February 20, 2004 12:13 PM
> To: redhat-list redhat com
> Subject: Re: File transfers between linux and windows?
> 
> 
> While on the mounting of other file systems how would you
> mount a nother file system so that a normal user will
> have
> rw access to another partition? When i mount a FAT
> partition only root will have write access while a normal
> user will only have read access.
> 
> Regards
> 
> 
> On Fri, 20 Feb 2004 11:35:49 -0500
>  Eric Evans <eje4 cornell edu> wrote:
> > Thanks very much for your clarification, Jason.  Being
> a
> > newcomer to linux, I had been confused as to how you
> > could refer in the linux side to a partition that was
> > created in Windows, like how do you know what to call
> it?
> >  It didn't occur to me to find out by running fdisk.
>  But
> > everything is working fine now.
> > 
> > Thanks!
> > Eric
> > 
> > >It would be the directory you want to mount your
> > windows/linux share in. It
> > >could be anywhere in the system ie..
> > '/home/usename/win-lin' just make the
> > >directory and then set your partition up in windows.
> Be
> > fore you mount it
> > >run fdisk to make sure you know the partition number
> > then run the mount. I
> > >you have a slave drive on the primary channel and you
> > partition was the 3rd
> > >primary on the drive it would look like this:
> > >mount -t vfat /dev/hdb3 /home/username/win-lin
> > >
> > >
> > >-----Original Message-----
> > >From: Eric Evans [mailto:eje4 cornell edu]
> > >Sent: Friday, February 20, 2004 10:20 AM
> > >To: redhat-list redhat com
> > >Subject: RE: File transfers between linux and windows?
> > >
> > >
> > >Hi,
> > >
> > >Thanks so much for your reply.
> > >
> > > >mount -t vfat /dev/hd'whatever' /mnt/'some-name'
> > >
> > >I'm a little bit confused about this though.  How do
> you
> > know what the
> > >'some-name' is?  Thanks...
> > >
> > >Eric
> > >
> > >
> > > >-----Original Message-----
> > > >From: Eric Evans [mailto:eje4 cornell edu]
> > > >Sent: Thursday, February 19, 2004 3:04 PM
> > > >To: redhat-list redhat com
> > > >Subject: File transfers between linux and windows?
> > > >
> > > >
> > > >Hi folks,
> > > >
> > > >On a dual-OS PC that has both Windows and RH Linux,
> > what's the best way to
> > > >transfer files from the Windows side to the Linux
> side
> > or vice versa?  I
> > > >thought I heard somewhere that if you create a third
> > partition that is FAT,
> > > >that you could access that partition from either the
> > Windows and Linux
> > > >partitions, so you could use this third partition as
> a
> > way to transfer
> > > >files back and forth.  Is there any truth to this?
>  If
> > so, how do you go
> > > >about accessing this FAT partition from Linux?
> > > >
> > > >Thanks a lot,
> > > >Eric
> > > >
> > > >
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