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Old 03-25-2003, 12:42 PM   #1
monkeymartin
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Arrow How Can I Change Permissions


How do you change permissions so that a normal user can mount a hard drive.
 
Old 03-25-2003, 12:47 PM   #2
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Add the "user" option to column four in /etc/fstab against the drive you want them to be able to mount. If you don't want it to mount at boot you should include "noauto" too.

NOTE: You may need to create an entry (line) in /etc/fstab if it does not exist.

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