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Old 11-26-2003, 05:05 AM   #1
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permission wont do for ntfs

i am now in kevinling account

/d is owned by root

i used it to mount ntfs d:\ partition to /d folder
i have
# su
# password:
# chmod -Rv a+rx /d
mode of `/d' changed to 0555 (r-xr-xr-x)

then i mount my d:\ which is /dev/hda5

# mount -t ntfs /dev/hda5 /d -r

then try to access /d and it said permission denied.

why is this happenning?
the output said that i can read and execute for all users.

i am trying follow the principal and use a normal account in my RH9
i was used to root account where i dont care about permissions.
after all of these permissions denied problem it makes me wanted to go back using
root account
Old 11-26-2003, 05:05 PM   #2
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Old 11-26-2003, 05:10 PM   #3
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Also search for 'uid=' & 'gid=', this lets you set ownership. To add options with mount's 'o' option:
mount -t ntfs /dev/hda5 /d -o uid=demmylls
Old 11-27-2003, 12:47 AM   #4
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does linux support writing to ntfs
Old 11-27-2003, 01:59 AM   #5
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Originally posted by jayakrishnan
does linux support writing to ntfs
As far as I know, it is still in an experimental state and it is said to be dangerous to use. Just wait for some more time.
Old 11-27-2003, 02:56 AM   #6
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does linux support writing to ntfs
........ and for the current state of play, check out:
Old 11-27-2003, 04:39 AM   #7
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SuSE 9.0 does, AFAIK.
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