LinuxQuestions.org
Go Job Hunting at the LQ Job Marketplace
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 11-20-2004, 04:19 PM   #1
linuxmandrake
Member
 
Registered: Sep 2004
Distribution: debian sarge 64bit (AMD)
Posts: 709

Rep: Reputation: 30
problem accessing mounted hdd


I mounted a fat 32 partition using fstab file. IT does mount but is only accessible from the root login. When i'm booted into root via command prompt or by login screen it wont let me change the permisions. It's just this mounted partition i cant change the permissions of.
 
Old 11-20-2004, 04:37 PM   #2
michaelk
Moderator
 
Registered: Aug 2002
Posts: 11,925

Rep: Reputation: 747Reputation: 747Reputation: 747Reputation: 747Reputation: 747Reputation: 747Reputation: 747
BTW have you tried searching this website for answers?

You can not change permissions on a mounted FAT32 filesystem.

To add read/write for all users add the option umask=000 to the /etc/fstab entry.
 
  


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
accessing mounted partitions chris01 Linux - Newbie 4 09-19-2005 01:33 AM
mounted HDD on hoary fireedo Ubuntu 1 06-06-2005 11:36 AM
Accessing a mounted smb share hangs haddad Linux - Wireless Networking 0 07-24-2004 05:52 AM
Accessing mounted fat32 partitions as user linuxgamer09483 Linux - Newbie 3 02-13-2004 05:43 PM
problems accessing mounted drives! kierse Slackware 17 01-25-2004 04:38 PM


All times are GMT -5. The time now is 07:51 AM.

Main Menu
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
identi.ca: @linuxquestions
Facebook: linuxquestions Google+: linuxquestions
Open Source Consulting | Domain Registration