LinuxQuestions.org
Help answer threads with 0 replies.
Go Back   LinuxQuestions.org > Forums > Linux Forums > Linux - Newbie
User Name
Password
Linux - Newbie This Linux forum is for members that are new to Linux.
Just starting out and have a question? If it is not in the man pages or the how-to's this is the place!

Notices


Reply
  Search this Thread
Old 03-28-2005, 10:21 AM   #1
f1dreamer
LQ Newbie
 
Registered: Dec 2004
Location: South Africa
Posts: 12

Rep: Reputation: 0
Mounting a partition - MDK10.1


Hi all,

I am quite new to Linux still, and have weird problems (different - not related issues) :

1-
I have Mandrake 10.1 installed and it actually mounts all other partitions when it boots up; including my Flash Memory Stick. If I do a "ls -la" and look at my Memory Stick ("/mnt/removable") for instance, I can see that it mounted it as read/write for "user/group/other". Now my problem is that; if I switch to root, then umount /mnt/removable, and then mount it with : mount -t vfat -o rw /dev/sda1 /mnt/removable, it mounts it as rwxr--r-- and even if I try and chmod 777 removable on that folder, or chmod o+wx removable and chmod g+wx removable; it stays as rwxr--r--. Why does this happen ?

2-
If I just logged into Mandrake 10.1 and go to a terminal and cd /mnt/removable and then do a "ls", there is nothing, but if I open the "shortcut to removable" icon on the desktop, all my files are there, and if I THEN go into the terminal and do a "ls" on removable, then everything is there.

I really hope someone can help me out here.

Thanks

Pieter Jacobs
 
Old 03-28-2005, 12:12 PM   #2
Emerson
LQ Guru
 
Registered: Nov 2004
Location: Saint Amant, Acadiana
Distribution: Gentoo ~arch
Posts: 5,959

Rep: Reputation: Disabled
1. use umask option to set permissions, you can add a line into /etc/fstab with options to make life easier.

2. dunno, looks like the shortcut on your desktop actually mounts the stick.
 
  


Reply


Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is Off
HTML code is Off



Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
What the difference between MDK10 Official and MDK10??? unixfreak Mandriva 1 08-18-2004 02:35 PM
can in install mdk10.0 from ntfs partition? also, how do i mirror? mark_umr Mandriva 2 08-02-2004 04:27 PM
Partition mounting/KDE errors after creating Fat32 Partition BertBert Linux - General 1 07-07-2004 10:59 AM
Mounting mac cd's in mdk10 official thane777 Mandriva 0 05-19-2004 02:10 PM
Mounting mounting extended partition and its Logical drives desbyleo Linux - Newbie 10 02-18-2002 03:13 PM


All times are GMT -5. The time now is 03:13 PM.

Main Menu
Advertisement
My LQ
Write for LQ
LinuxQuestions.org is looking for people interested in writing Editorials, Articles, Reviews, and more. If you'd like to contribute content, let us know.
Main Menu
Syndicate
RSS1  Latest Threads
RSS1  LQ News
Twitter: @linuxquestions
Facebook: linuxquestions Google+: linuxquestions
Open Source Consulting | Domain Registration