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Old 04-06-2007, 04:13 PM   #1
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fstab help

/dev/hda1 /media/hda1 auto rw,auto,user,sync 0 0

that line should allow my non root users to read and write to this fat32 partition yes? well its not. root can read/write but others are read only. can anyone see the problem?

Fedora Core 6 if it matters

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Old 04-06-2007, 04:27 PM   #2
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Try this:

/dev/hda1 /media/hda1 vfat defaults,utf8,umask=007,gid=46 0 0

and make sure your hda1 sub-directory in /media has rwx permissions for users and groups.

Old 04-06-2007, 04:30 PM   #3
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You will have to adjust the actual permissions on the /media/hda1 directory. Also you may change the mount option user to users. umask=000 is also a good option I've read elsewhere.

/dev/hda1 /media/hda1 vfat rw,auto,users,sync 0 0


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