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Old 10-03-2004, 12:27 PM   #1
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partition parmissions


Hello,

I have created a partition called /orange that resides on a single hard drive called sdb1. My problem is that I would like use this to store videos and music using my user permissions, not root. But each time I try to gain access to it it says I do not have the permissions to enter the folder. I would like read/write permissions as limewire could also use it too.

I know I got to do a chmod, but I dont know the number.

Thanks
 
Old 10-03-2004, 12:42 PM   #2
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chmod 770 ...... will give users rwx-perms.

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Old 10-03-2004, 12:48 PM   #3
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I typed su - and password and then typed

chmod 770 /orange

and then tried to open the folder and still nothing...still getting cannot open folder blah blah

something to do with chown??
 
Old 10-03-2004, 12:50 PM   #4
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ah okay, can someone double check this..

I did chown root.yellowmonkey /orange

and now everything works. Is that right?

edit: crap all the folders in /orange still belong to root

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Old 10-03-2004, 12:58 PM   #5
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chmod -R ....... ( see "man chmod")

edit: sh*t :i mean "chown ..."

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Old 10-03-2004, 01:22 PM   #6
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you'll want to do this:
Code:
# chown -R root.yellowmonkey /path/to/orange
 
Old 10-03-2004, 02:44 PM   #7
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okay, so the "-R" changes permissions for all file/folders under /orange..excellent work lads!

Help is really appreicated

edit: Love the website...and your mugshot

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