Re: Directory Permissions
Youssef Makki <bugzilla <at> sympatico.ca>
2004-03-01 03:49:06 GMT
/dev/hdb1 /mnt/storage1 auto rw,noexec,uid=500,gid=500 0 0
It's a fat32 drive.
On Sat, 2004-02-28 at 14:11, Luis A. La Luz wrote:
> I know that there is an obvious answer to this but just started using
> Linux Fedora Core and need help. I have a dual boot system with Linux
> Fedora and Win XP Home. I have Windows on a NTFS partition but put in a
> 30 gbyte vfat partition on the same 120 gbyte hard drive in order to
> share files between systems. I have Linux On a 20 gbyte separate drive.
> I have documents that I want to access and write to from Linux in the
> vfat partition. I edited the fstab file to mount the vfat partition
> with the following line;
> /dev/hda5 /win vfat default 0 0
> Now when I boot up I can access the documents and read and write as root
> but as a regular user I can only read. I looked up the chmod command and
> tried to use it as root to change the permissions to the win directory
> and also used the chown command to change ownership of the directory.
> The system won't let me do either, even as root. I also tried to change
> it fro the console as root but it denied permission. Is it a problem
> with vfat directories or did i edit the fstab file wrong?
> I love working with Linux as I am older and remember my days with DOS
> prompt when learning to use the system was a challenge.
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