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i have a weird problem. the subject says it all. here is my fstab
# /etc/fstab: static file system information.
# The following is an example. Please see fstab(5) for further details.
# Please refer to mount(1) for a complete description of mount options.
# <file system> <mount point> <type> <options> <dump> <pass>
# dump(8) uses the <dump> field to determine which file systems need
# to be dumped. fsck(8) uses the <pass> column to determine which file
# systems need to be checked--the root file system should have a 1 in
# this field, other file systems a 2, and any file systems that should
# not be checked (such as MS-initrd/mnt or NFS file systems) a 0.
# This is a root linux ext2 partition:
/dev/hda5 / ext3 defaults,errors=remount-ro 0 1
# This is a linux ext2 partition:
#/dev/hda2 /mnt/linux ext2 defaults 0 2
/dev/hda7 /home ext3 defaults,user 1 2
# The 'noauto' option indicates that the file system should not be mounted
# with 'mount -a' 'user' indicates that normal users are allowed to mount
# the file system.
/dev/cdrom /mnt/cdrom iso9660 defaults,noauto,ro,user 0 0
/dev/fd0 /mnt/floppy auto defaults,noauto,user 0 0
#/dev/fd1 /mnt/floppy auto defaults,noauto,user 0 0
# If you have a ls-120 floppy drive, it could be on /dev/hda b c d etc.
#/dev/hdd /mnt/ls120 auto defaults,noauto,user 0 0
# For dos partition use type 'msdos'.
# For win95/98 fat16 or FAT32 partition use type 'vfat'.
/dev/hda1 /mnt/win_c vfat defaults,user,umask=000 0 0
/dev/hda2 /mnt/win_d vfat defaults,user,umask=000 0 0
/dev/hda3 /mnt/win_e vfat defaults,user,umask=000 0 0
# The 'sw' option indicates that the swap partition is to be activated
# with 'swapon -a'.
/dev/hda6 none swap sw 0 0
# Swap file:
#/swap none swap sw 0 0
and here is the result of mount:
[dibble:myBox] dibble: mount
/dev/hda5 on / type ext3 (rw,errors=remount-ro)
/dev/hda7 on /home type ext3 (rw,noexec,nosuid,nodev)
proc on /proc type proc (rw)
none on /dev/pts type devpts (rw,gid=5,mode=666)
/dev/hda1 on /mnt/win_c type vfat (rw,noexec,nosuid,nodev,umask=000)
/dev/hda2 on /mnt/win_d type vfat (rw,noexec,nosuid,nodev,umask=000)
/dev/hda3 on /mnt/win_e type vfat (rw,noexec,nosuid,nodev,umask=000)
usbdevfs on /proc/bus/usb type usbdevfs (rw)
man fstab says defaults should not be setting permissions like this - what has gone wrong - i can't execute in /home at all!