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Old 10-25-2005, 05:50 AM   #1
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vfat partition user permissions


I know this has been talked about (numerous times) before, but for some reason, even though i seem to have my permissions set right, i cant write to my vfat partition, unless i log in as root...

This is my permissions section of the fstab file:
auto,user,umask=000 0 0

As far as i know, this should allow all users to read/write, but for some reason it doesnt.

What am i doing wrong?
 
Old 10-25-2005, 05:59 AM   #2
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Re: vfat partition user permissions

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Originally posted by trawler

auto,user,umask=000 0 0

i think "user" should be "users" i.e.

auto,users,umask=000 0 0
 
Old 10-25-2005, 06:13 AM   #3
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well... even though i had same permissions on a former vfat partitions and it worked, i tried correcting it same way you suggested and it still didn work...

Any ideas?
 
Old 10-25-2005, 06:34 AM   #4
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I dont know, maybe itś a bug, but for some reason - changing it to

auto,defaults,umask=000 0 0

finally got it to mount (with user permissions) , after getting tons of -wrong fs type- errors, etc...

As long as it works
 
  


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