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Old 06-17-2005, 12:00 PM   #1
rknetsch
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Accessing vfat as read/write


I have a FAT32 partition setup so I can share stuff with Windows XP. The problem is that only the root can actually write to the folder, not a regular user. I think that it is how I set it up in the fstab file, but I am a newbie and am probably goofing it up. In fstab I have
dev/hda2 /mnt/Windows vfat defaults

I want anyone to be able to access the folder.

Rob
 
Old 06-17-2005, 12:47 PM   #2
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put umask=0 where it says defaults in fstab?

I did that works for me
 
Old 06-17-2005, 12:55 PM   #3
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Nope, didn't work for me. grrrrr
 
Old 06-17-2005, 01:01 PM   #4
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Oops, now it works. Hmmmm.....the only thing it won;'t let me do now is to make a link of it on my desktop
 
Old 06-17-2005, 01:09 PM   #5
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Should be
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dev/hda2 /mnt/Windows vfat umask=000
Read "man mount" for more info.
 
  


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