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Old 08-28-2003, 03:56 PM   #1
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Question Can't write to my FAT32 Drive only read!

I can't write or save to my FAT32 drive I can only read. Is this something to do with "Permissions"? and how do I change it

Thanks in advance


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Old 08-28-2003, 04:01 PM   #2
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Try setting "umask=0000" as an option in your /etc/fstab entry. Then unmount and mount the partition again.
Old 08-28-2003, 04:03 PM   #3
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Have you mounted it correctly ? - you'll have to post your /etc/fstab file - a typical line would look like this

/dev/hda1 /mnt/windows vfat defaults,umask=000 0 0

Again - post your /etc/fstab file so I can have a look.


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