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Old 05-15-2004, 11:11 AM   #1
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How do I change permissions for a full

How do I change permissions for a full directory and all its sub directories. I would like to make a FAT32 Drive r & w for all users?

Thanks in advance for your help

Old 05-15-2004, 11:19 AM   #2
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Fat 32 does not support posix permissions so you will need to do so when the partition is mounted by using an option of "umask=0000"
Old 05-15-2004, 12:20 PM   #3
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thx David. I though it might be something to do with the "unmask" thingy but I didn't know what value to set it at.


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What is the difference between umask=0000 and umask=000 ?


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