Welcome to the most active Linux Forum on the web.
Go Back > Forums > Linux Forums > Linux - General
User Name
Linux - General This Linux forum is for general Linux questions and discussion.
If it is Linux Related and doesn't seem to fit in any other forum then this is the place.


  Search this Thread
Old 06-07-2001, 10:55 PM   #1
LQ Newbie
Registered: Mar 2001
Posts: 7

Rep: Reputation: 0

I have a dual boot WinME and RH 7.1. My windoze drives are mounted as /winc /wind/ etc... The permissions are set to read only for all users, and i tried to change them as root to read/write but they dont change, they just stay Read only. I tried through both chmod and through X.
Old 06-07-2001, 11:07 PM   #2
LQ Addict
Registered: Jun 2001
Posts: 1,183

Rep: Reputation: 47
I believe that you have to edit the fstab file to give read/write permissions. Look in your fstab file for the two lines that mount the windows partitions. In the forth column, you should see ' ro '. Change this to ' rw '.


Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
write permissions on certain folders PensJunkie Linux - General 4 06-20-2005 08:17 PM
Permissions of new folders through samba doctorwebbox Linux - Networking 9 08-10-2004 01:46 AM
Settign permissions on folders reddog64 Linux - Newbie 3 04-19-2004 03:23 PM
Permissions for folders geolew Red Hat 4 09-03-2003 10:49 PM
Linux and windoze permissions MADCAT Linux - Networking 2 07-11-2002 01:14 PM

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 07:14 PM.

Main Menu
Write for LQ is looking for people interested in writing Editorials, Articles, Reviews, and more. If you'd like to contribute content, let us know.
Main Menu
RSS1  Latest Threads
RSS1  LQ News
Twitter: @linuxquestions
Facebook: linuxquestions Google+: linuxquestions
Open Source Consulting | Domain Registration