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Old 10-16-2004, 04:30 PM   #1
Kedo
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Exclamation Permissions W/ Windows Partition


I have a problem when trying to view windows partition on Slackware 10. I have made a directory /mnt/hda1/ (my windows partition) but when i try to view it.. It says i dont have permission to view it I have been using slackware for about 2 or 3 days now ( ) and i am just getting used to this stuff but ive been trying to figure out how to do the correct permissions and stuff but i dunno it is all so blah to me right now but.... any help on being able to give me the correct permission to view my current windows paritition would be very helpful ty :
 
Old 10-16-2004, 08:02 PM   #2
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No problem dude! You have to change the umask for the partition so that you can access the files. A umask of 0022 would give root all the permissions (read, write and execute), whereas users belonging to the owner's group and others can only read and execute the files. Remember that you should have execute permissions in order to change to that directory and read permissions to view its contents.

If you automount your partitions at boot time then add an option such as umask=0022
For example,

/dev/hda5 /mnt/win-d vfat defaults,umask=0022 0 0

Thats it! Enjoy.
 
Old 10-16-2004, 08:22 PM   #3
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Thank You! I got it work thanks so much
 
  


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