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Old 01-11-2004, 11:16 PM   #1
edawad
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Mounted drives are read only for non-root


Hi,

I've successfully made my drives auto-mounted by adding these lines in fstab:

/dev/hda8 /mnt/winE auto auto,user,rw 0 0
and so on

However when I access these drives as a non-root they are read only. How can I fix this?

Using Fedora, btw.

Thanks,

Ed
 
Old 01-11-2004, 11:30 PM   #2
kilgoretrout
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If it's a FAT32 partition, try using this line for your fstab entry:

/dev/hda8 /mnt/winE vfat codepage=850,iocharset=iso8859-1,quiet,umask=0 0 0

That should give you read/write access for nonroot users. If it's not FAT32, post back the filesystem on the partition.
 
  


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