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Old 12-19-2004, 11:41 PM   #1
baird
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Lightbulb knoppix mount write permissions ext3


after many hours of cursing this debian bastardo - i finally managed to mount my new ext3 partitions in write mode - created by qtparted in knoppix - by starting knoppix in command user mode (knoppix 2). changed to root user

su root

i then mounted hda7 and hda9:

mount /dev/hda7 /mnt/hda7

i then launched kde

startx

previously i had booted knoppix default which logged me into X automatically as 'knoppix' user. i then could not write to hda7 or hda9 (permissions problem)

i hope this helps someone out there - at least it may prevent hours of frustration for someone else.

happy xmas to linuxquestions.

Last edited by baird; 12-19-2004 at 11:43 PM.
 
Old 12-20-2004, 02:59 PM   #2
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Moved: This thread is more suitable in Success Stories and has been moved accordingly to help your thread/question get the exposure it deserves. In Linux-Newbie it'd be lost very fast.
 
  


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