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Old 01-05-2005, 09:32 PM   #1
wycolorado
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chgrp doesn't work on mounted directory


I have a large FAT32 partition mounted to /mnt/data1. It is automatically set to group "root" and user "root". I want it to be with "users" group. I use chgrp command to change it but failed. Can anybody help me out? Thanks.

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Old 01-05-2005, 10:18 PM   #2
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The FAT32 file system structure has no place for group and owner permissions. The only way you can get it to be apart of the users group is to mount it with the correct option. Check the mount man page for the specific option name... I can't remember exactly what it is anymore.
 
  


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