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Old 01-28-2009, 02:05 PM   #1
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Hi, I'm trying to chmod a directory via ftp, but I get this in return...

202 Command not implemented, superfluous at this site

What's the deal?

I'm using basic ftp from a terminal. Does this mean that the filesystem I logged into doesn't have the internal chmod command? and if so, how would I change permissions?

Thing is I'm trying to give x permissions to a save folder so that my emulator can load up the saved games being saved into that folder.

I've tried downloading the files to my linux desktop, changing permissions, then sending them back, but when they get sent back they automatically inherit their old permissions.

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Old 01-28-2009, 06:07 PM   #2
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perhaps you are trying to alter permissions on a filesystem that does not take account of them, like changing ownership on a vfat filesystem?
when you log on to ftp , the server usually identifies itself. check out what the server can do on the system it is running on.
Old 01-28-2009, 09:44 PM   #3
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In any case, there's little that you can do about that.

The most probable thing is that you don't need additional permissions. But if you need them you can't do anything other than asking their administrator or technical service.
Old 01-29-2009, 09:39 AM   #4
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Aye it was FAT32. The problem I was having was emulator related and had nothing to do with permissions. Thanks guys.


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