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Old 11-04-2003, 02:40 PM   #1
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how to mount /dev/sda1 not only for root?


hi,
when i try tomount my /dev/sda1 device (mount /dev/sda1 /mnt/rmv) only root is allowed to access the mount directory. i know that i can use fstab to specify -o users and tried this
with the command. but it didn't work. does anybody know how to mount a device for all users? thanx.
 
Old 11-04-2003, 02:44 PM   #2
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List fstab?

I'd like to see, for instance, what
file system it is :)

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Old 11-04-2003, 02:51 PM   #3
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there's no entry in fstab yet - it's an usb device and i just plugged it in.
the filesystem is fat (actually i mounted it with -t vfat -> and i can access it as root).
i could write the fstab entry to get access as a normal user but i want to do it from commandline.
 
Old 11-04-2003, 05:21 PM   #4
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Try something like

mount -t msdos /dev/sda1 /mnt/rmv -o gid=<your group number>,umask=000,rw,user,users

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Old 11-04-2003, 08:15 PM   #5
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thanx...this works fine!
 
  


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