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Old 01-25-2008, 04:14 PM   #1
guerrillagaurav
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external hard drive permissions reset


I recently got a few external hard drives and formatted them in /root. After doing so I changed the owner to myself but if I disconnect and reconnect the hard drives the owner is changed back to /root. Also if I keep /root as the owner but give write permissions to all users it resets to just /root having write permissions upon reconnecting the drive. How can I fix this? thanks.
 
Old 01-26-2008, 10:41 AM   #2
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What filesystem did you format the drive?
 
Old 01-28-2008, 11:12 AM   #3
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I used the mke2fs command which creates an ext2 filesystem.
 
  


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