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Old 09-09-2005, 10:22 AM   #1
alaios
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mount ntfs partition


Hi i am trying to make my ntfs ppartition mountable from every user
My /etc/fstab has the following line
/dev/hda1 /media/windows ntfs ro,uid=1000.gid=100 0 0

The roor can ount it succesfully but when i tru to mount /media/windwos
returns the message only root can do this
 
Old 09-09-2005, 11:00 AM   #2
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Change the entry in your /etc/fstab to be this:
Code:
/dev/hda1       /media/windows  ntfs    nls=utf8,umask=0222 0       0
Once you have that fstab entry, you shouldn't have to manually mount it. It'll just be ready in the /media/windows folder when you boot up.

Oh, and make sure you actually create a folder in media called windows.
 
Old 09-09-2005, 11:35 AM   #3
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mount the file system with "umask=0" as an option.

For example

#mount -t ntfs -o umask=0 /dev/hdxX /path/to/mount/point

where /dev/hdxX is replaced with the hard drive and partition of the NTFS filesystem.

In fstab it will look a bit different -- but I'll let you play around with it.


let's say your windows partition is at /dev/hda1.

code:

chmod a+rx /dev/hda1


This line is only to make certain that all users can read the drive.

add the following line to ur /etc/fstab file:

code:

/dev/hda1 /mnt/ntfs ntfs noauto,users,ro,umask=0 1 0
 
  


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