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Old 11-24-2002, 04:48 PM   #1
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can't write on mounted windows partition!


My system: suse linux 8.1
Two windows partitions (/windows/c and /windows/d) are mounted but the disk space is read only. I am not able to write anything on those two partitions.
Does anyone know how to solve this problem?

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Old 11-24-2002, 04:51 PM   #2
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Hi, post here the contents of your /etc/fstab file.

So, IceCube, any new discs coming out soon?

Cool
 
Old 11-24-2002, 08:36 PM   #3
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You can find lots of answers to this post if you search the website.
 
Old 11-25-2002, 11:40 AM   #4
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Allrigt I can write on the disk if I am logged in as 'root'. (searched the forum )
But how can I give myself write acces as a user?

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Old 11-25-2002, 12:00 PM   #5
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set umask=000 in the options for the partition in fstab
 
Old 11-25-2002, 12:28 PM   #6
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The file /etc/fstab doesn not exist on my computer. (??)
 
Old 11-25-2002, 12:33 PM   #7
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it does exist. you can't live without it.
 
Old 11-25-2002, 01:43 PM   #8
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You might also need to be root to see it (although I don't have that problem...)

try this:
cat /etc/fstab

It SHOULD return something, otherwise you are running a very futuristic distro

From there, post it, or simply add that umask option to the options portion of your fat entry as acid said.

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Old 11-25-2002, 02:46 PM   #9
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go basics... is the folder /windows mode set so everyone can write???
 
Old 11-25-2002, 04:39 PM   #10
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If your Windows partitions are formated in NTFS, do not try to write on it!!! This could erase all your Data on the disks!
 
Old 11-27-2002, 02:36 PM   #11
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Thanks for your help. I got that problem solved.
 
Old 11-27-2002, 07:24 PM   #12
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Ok... I personally would love to know how (if it is possible) You see... I have kind of the same problem but improved (I'm using samba) and windows 2000 as secondary (for operations like scanning or formatting partitions (NTFS and FAT32) or even burning CD's...

I'm reducing those task... I'm trying to do all of them on linux... but it is hard and takes time...

So you would help me a lot if you'd told me how you've solved that problem
 
Old 11-27-2002, 10:36 PM   #13
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Originally posted by Ciccio
Ok... I personally would love to know how (if it is possible) You see... I have kind of the same problem but improved (I'm using samba) and windows 2000 as secondary (for operations like scanning or formatting partitions (NTFS and FAT32) or even burning CD's...

I'm reducing those task... I'm trying to do all of them on linux... but it is hard and takes time...

So you would help me a lot if you'd told me how you've solved that problem
If the mount is listed in /etc/fstab, either use umask=0000 as stated earlier or uid=xxx, xxx being your numerical user id. You can find this by looking in "users and groups"
 
Old 11-28-2002, 12:25 PM   #14
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I know where the mount is listed...

Thanks... It helped a lot.
 
Old 11-28-2002, 03:54 PM   #15
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Originally posted by Sick Willie
If the mount is listed in /etc/fstab, either use umask=0000 as stated earlier or uid=xxx, xxx being your numerical user id. You can find this by looking in "users and groups"
@ciccio: That's what I did... It helped!

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