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Old 05-29-2006, 09:36 PM   #1
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Set permissions for my mounted ntfs

Hows it goin,

I just compiled the new kernel and set it so i can read my ntfs drive, it works fine as root, but when I log on as a normal user, theres a lock on the folder and I try to set permissions with chmod but it wont let me(as root) Im not sure what im doing wrong, if you can help me, I would appreciate it.

-In need of help
Old 05-29-2006, 09:49 PM   #2
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How do you mount your NTFS partitions?
If you manually mount them, use -o umask=0222
Or you can add the umask option in /etc/fstab

Run 'man mount' for more help.


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