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Old 12-07-2004, 07:00 AM   #1
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Trouble mounting FAT32 and NTFS under SuSE 9.2


I have Win2k and SuSE 9.2 on the same machine, and need to mount one of the windows partitions under Linux. This I can accomplish, but only root has write permissions. First tried with NTFS, after that I madea separate FAT32 partition to see if it would work (dunno if writing NTFS under Linux is still "unstable"), no success. Chown and chmod don't do anything (and now I'm asking myself why would they :P).

Contents of /etc/fstab:
Code:
/dev/hda7            /                    reiserfs   acl,user_xattr        1 1
/dev/hda1            /windows/C           ntfs       ro,users,gid=users,umask=0002,nls=utf8 0 0
/dev/hda6            swap                 swap       pri=42                0 0
devpts               /dev/pts             devpts     mode=0620,gid=5       0 0
proc                 /proc                proc       defaults              0 0
usbfs                /proc/bus/usb        usbfs      noauto                0 0
sysfs                /sys                 sysfs      noauto                0 0
/dev/cdrom           /media/cdrom         subfs      fs=cdfss,ro,procuid,nosuid,nodev,exec,iocharset=utf8 0 0
/dev/dvdrecorder     /media/dvdrecorder   subfs      fs=cdfss,ro,procuid,nosuid,nodev,exec,iocharset=utf8 0 0
/dev/fd0             /media/floppy        subfs      fs=floppyfss,procuid,nodev,nosuid,sync 0 0
/dev/hda5            /windows/d           ntfs       defaults              0 0
/dev/hda8            /windows/G           vfat       defaults              0 0
Thanks in advance.
 
Old 12-07-2004, 07:15 AM   #2
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Found a hackish fix but it really can't be this complicated...

Changed this:
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/dev/hda8            /windows/G           vfat       defaults              0 0
into this:
Code:
/dev/hda8            /windows/G           vfat       user,noauto           0 0
and now the permissions are for whoever mounts it, adding "mount /windows/G" in .xinitrc mounts the partition at xdm login. Am i thinking too complicated or just plain stupid?

edit: auto mounting off

Last edited by nitroid; 12-07-2004 at 07:23 AM.
 
Old 12-07-2004, 08:55 AM   #3
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May I point you to this post:

http://www.linuxquestions.org/questi...73#post1334273

Sorry, I am too lazy to write this again

And you were right: ntfs write is not supported!
 
  


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