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Old 07-09-2004, 10:02 AM   #1
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Got r/w permission to Windows Drive, except...

I have 2 drives,C, Windows and D, Home (which also contains Red Hat 9 installation).
I've managed to mount both drives and have read write access to both, apart from the My Music and My Pictures folders on the Home drive (i use the whole drive as the My Documents folder so i could just reinstall windows without a massive stack of CDs)

The two drives show in fstab as

/dev/hda1 /mnt/windows vfat rw,auto,umask=0000,users,exec 0 0
/dev/hdd5 /mnt/windows2 vfat rw,auto,umask=0000,users,exec 0 0

but as i said, i have read/write access to other files on both drives, is this the problem?
Old 07-09-2004, 11:50 AM   #2
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Could we get a look at your entire partition map?

Old 07-10-2004, 03:25 PM   #3
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/dev/hda1 /mnt/windows  vfat auto,owner,users,exec,rw 0 0 
/dev/hdd5 /mnt/windows2 vfat auto,owner,users,exec,rw 0 0
try this instead........
just like you see it......
Old 07-21-2004, 10:28 AM   #4
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Sorry took so long, spent days screaming at Linux because it wouldn't boot (my hard drive had died, not Linux's fault

LABEL=/ / ext3 defaults 1 1
LABEL=/boot /boot ext3 defaults 1 2
none /dev/pts devpts gid=5,mode=620 0 0
none /proc proc defaults 0 0
none /dev/shm tmpfs defaults 0 0
/dev/hdd3 swap swap defaults 0 0
/dev/cdrom /mnt/cdrom udf,iso9660 noauto,owner,kudzu,ro 0 0
/dev/fd0 /mnt/floppy auto noauto,owner,kudzu 0 0
/dev/hda1 /mnt/windows vfat rw,auto,umask=0000,users,exec 0 0
/dev/hdd5 /mnt/windows2 vfat rw,auto,umask=0000,users,exec 0 0
Old 07-21-2004, 11:09 AM   #5
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/dev/hda1 /mnt/win vfat user,exec,dev,suid,rw,umask=000,auto 0 0

in your fstab. This gives me full access to all directories on my Windows 98 partition.


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