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The locations /mnt/windows and /mnt/number2 exist, and work fine when mounted manually.
Now, 'root' can access everything just fine. AlI need is read access for any other user, and have it mount itself at boot. I tried changing permissions, but I get the error message "file system is read only". (Which is what I want, partially.)
I've made some half-hearted attempts at changing permissions, but I've read that they change for the time being, and revert back to the original after a reboot. I need the perms to allow everyone read-only access to hda1 and hdb1 and have the perms stay after rebooting.
I'm fairly sure the "defaults" part in the above fstab entries need to be changed, but I can't figure out what the options are, let alone what they should be.
incidentally you should be able to appreciate why you can't set file permissions on a fat32 drive under unix as the fat32 filesystem has no conecpt of file ownership and such, so the data is just plain not there in the first place to be changed.