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Old 08-30-2011, 05:26 AM   #1
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How to have a a normal User have access to a USB-Hard drive mounted during boot?


Hi!

I run Suse 9 and work with a USB-Hard drive with all my files included my mails. So I wrote a script in runlevel 5 that works fine but Thunderbird cannot reach the files on the HD anymore. How could I mount the USB-HD during the boot under my User's name? Or: how could I give Thunderbird the rights to reach the HD? I changed the script's ownership to my user but it didn't help.
I also tried to run the command under my user but then tne mount didnt'work at all:
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su myUser mount /media/sda1
Thanks in advance.

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Old 08-30-2011, 05:51 AM   #2
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And the file-system on the HDD is .... ?



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Old 08-30-2011, 06:33 AM   #3
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And the file-system on the HDD is .... ?
Win95 FAT32 (LBA)

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Old 08-30-2011, 02:51 PM   #4
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Just add an appropriate umask to the fstab entry.


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