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Old 11-12-2003, 02:55 PM   #1
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Can't write to vfat and ntfs partitions


Why hell I can't write to either /mnt/win_c (vfat) nor to /mnt/win_d (ntfs) partitions?
It is chmoded 777 yet I can't copy files from /home
Is it someting up to the fstab files?
 
Old 11-12-2003, 03:06 PM   #2
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It could be because you're not in root....I had the same problem before and that was what was causing it for me. As I am a complete novice though, I could be wrong
 
Old 11-12-2003, 03:07 PM   #3
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Linux can't write to NTFS succesfully yet......... - for FAT32 though modify the relevant line to:

/dev/hda1 /mnt/win_c vfat umask=000,defaults 0 0

(substitue in your partition name)

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Old 11-12-2003, 04:01 PM   #4
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weird. doesn't help.
Here is my fstab:
/dev/hda5 /mnt/win_d vfat umask=0 0 0,defaults 0 0

Here is my mtab:
/dev/hda5 /mnt/win_d vfat rw 0 0


I try to paste a public_html from /home and I get Could not make directory /mnt/win_c/public_html

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Old 11-12-2003, 04:08 PM   #5
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btw, I even cant change permissions for /mnt/win_c or win_d
 
Old 11-12-2003, 04:14 PM   #6
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Is the windows partitions (\c,\d, etc) share?
 
Old 11-12-2003, 04:28 PM   #7
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no.

I moved this discussion to:

http://www.linuxquestions.org/questi...039#post596039

it is dealing with exactly the same problem.
 
Old 11-12-2003, 04:54 PM   #8
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You said in your 1st post that /mnt/win_c was VFAT and /mnt/win_d was NTFS -

now youve got

/dev/hda5 /mnt/win_d vfat umask=0 0 0,defaults 0 0

a VFAT on /mnt/win_d ?

again - for a VFAT filesystem use

umask=000,defaults

in the 4th field of fstab like I mentioned before...
 
  


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