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Old 10-14-2003, 07:18 AM   #1
asterix
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mount a usb hdd in R/W mode


Hi !
I try to mount an ide hdd witch is in a external box usb.
As root there is no problem. But as a simple user i can't mount the device neither write on it .
I am looking for the syntaxe i have to use... (the user is laurent = 500 ; the grupe is also laurent = 501)
I tried this in the fstab :
/dev/sda5 /mnt/usb vfat user,noauto,gid=501,umask=000,rw 0 0
and also this :
/dev/sda5 /mnt/usb vfat user,noauto,uid=laurent,gid=laurent,umask=000,rw 0 0


Anyway, neither i can mount the device, nor i can write on it even if root as mounted it.

Would you be kind enough to help me to found any solution ?

Bye

JD
 
Old 10-14-2003, 07:22 AM   #2
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Moved: In the future, please place your threads in the most appropiate forum. This is not a success story but your asking questions, so it doesn't belong in the Success Stories forum. Regards.
 
Old 10-14-2003, 08:25 AM   #3
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Here's what I use on my external usb hard drive and I have read/write access:

/dev/sda5 /mnt/rem vfat user,exec,noauto,defaults,umask=0,rw 0 0
 
Old 10-14-2003, 10:57 AM   #4
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Thanks,
In fact i just mad a mistake with the mount syntaxe !
Usually one mount something somewhere, but because it's written in the fstab, one just have to mount something (the system nows where to mount it !!!)
The line is :
/dev/sda5 /mnt/usb vfat user,noauto,uid=laurent,gid=laurent 0 0
where the user is "laurent" and his groupe "laurent", and this user can mount, read, write, and umount the device.


Every thing's all right
 
  


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