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Old 09-02-2005, 12:47 PM   #1
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how to enable write support for fat32 patitions for normal users in FC4

I want to enable write support for fat32 partitions for normal users in FC4, as all my common files are stored there. I dont want to login as root every time i want to add data. I tried chmod and logging as root and then modifying permissions, but it didnt work.

Can you help me out?

Thanx in advance!
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"I tried chmod and logging as root and then modifying permissions, but it didnt work."

You cannot change permissions for a mount point while something is mounted on it. umount the fat32 partition, use chmod to set the new permissions, and mount the fat32 partition again.

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Old 09-02-2005, 04:42 PM   #3
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These instructions are for Ubuntu, but they should work for Fedora as well, too:

Of course, Fedora doesn't use Sudo, and if you don't have Gnome, you may not be using Gedit, but the same principles apply.


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