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Old 12-31-2004, 03:07 AM   #1
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moving files from windows to linux...urgent

i facing this problem where i have my linux server and a folder in windows machine the problem is that i cannot move a file out of the folder of windows to a folder in linux without root privilages...i want to do it as an oracle user group and not root....but it is not can i do that...and execute this command on shell ----
mv <file on window> <folder on linux>

thanks in advance
and a happy new year....
Old 12-31-2004, 03:55 AM   #2
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You can not move or delete files from windows partition in Linux but you can copy them. ( If your security level is set to more than standard I guess it is the case ).

Just try to copy not to move.


Old 12-31-2004, 03:59 AM   #3
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Maybe your problem is the folder permission.

You could be allowed to read files but not to copy them.
Old 12-31-2004, 04:01 AM   #4
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You must add this to your /etc/fstab, in the section of the windows fs: umask=000 .

If the fs type is ntfs, you cannot move or delete things. I'm assuming it's fat32, fat16 or fat.

Note: You should reboot to test it out. Hope it works
Old 12-31-2004, 04:20 AM   #5
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please do not use "urgent" in thread titles. it is only urgent for you... not us.
Old 01-02-2005, 03:56 AM   #6
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thanks all of you for your replies......
the problem is solved now....
related to entry in fstab.......
thanks again....have a nice weekend..............

(this one is for acid_kewpie ...... try to be optimistic buddy .... reply on the problem submitted and not on the subject line...cheers........)


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