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Old 10-30-2008, 02:06 PM   #1
savrasbane
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Permission Issue with Slackware 12.1


Somewhat of a newbie here...

I need to make my 500GB USB Western Digital external hard drive able to be written to for other user accounts on this computer. I tried altering the folder and file permissions, but when I close the window, it always reverts to the 755 mode.

I am logged in as root when I try to do this and the drive is mounted to /media/sda1. Am I missing something?
 
Old 10-30-2008, 03:08 PM   #2
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Are you altering the permissions on the mount point or the device?
 
Old 10-30-2008, 11:05 PM   #3
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Hi,

What do you have in your '/etc/fstab'?
 
  


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