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Old 04-24-2006, 06:36 PM   #16
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I know why.. It's because you created the folder with root, and any folder of that kind isn't accessable to the users. Anyway follow these steps, they should work:

1) Create any folder from your user account inside your home folder. This is to make sure that your user account owns this folder and can access and modify its contents.

2) Open a konsole and type:
 $ su
 $ su -
Don't type the $ sign. It's already there and means that you're on a command prompt from a user account. Hit enter and you'll be asked for a password. Enter your root password, and remember, there won't be any "***", so don't be surprised.
When you do that you'll see a # sign instead of $, which means you're on the root's command line.

3) Enter:
# kwrite /etc/fstab
and you'll be given the fstab file again. Modify the line you added by changing the old path into the new one you created with your user account. This way the partition will be mounted into the new folder rather than the old one. It should read:

/dev/hda1   {NEW PATH}    vfat    user,exec,rw,umask=000 0 0
Save and exit the editor

Type exit in the konsole and hit enter to return to the user prompt, then enter

$ mount /dev/hda1
This mounts the partition hda1 according to the rules written in fstab.

Good luck

Old 04-25-2006, 02:14 PM   #17
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Thanksssssssssssssssssssssssssssssss alot brother ,am going to do this


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