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Old 06-08-2012, 09:31 AM   #1
Eerie
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fmask dmask for ntfs-3g


I'm trying to set-up my windows media partition so that everyone can access it and play media, but only root can make changes.

ie. I desire:
Code:
drwx-r-x-r-x
In my fstab it currently looks like this:
Code:
/dev/sda1        /win1            ntfs-3g     fmask=177,dmask=077 1   0
and the permissions look accordingly:
Code:
drwx--------
 
Old 06-08-2012, 01:16 PM   #2
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I think you mean:

Code:
drwxr-xr-x
Try adding the following to your fstab:

Code:
/dev/sda1        /win1            ntfs-3g     umask=022 1   0
The two entries you have are removing read write access for everybody except the owner.

You can create user mappings with the NTFS-3G driver between Windows and Linux to give you some flexibility in managing permissions at a more granular level. Have a look at:

http://b.andre.pagesperso-orange.fr/usermap.html

Hope this helps.
 
  


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