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Old 01-16-2005, 11:04 AM   #1
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normal user access folders

i just added ntfs support and i added the following to my fstab

/dev/hdb5 /mnt/c auto ro,auto,user,exec 0 0
/dev/hdb6 /mnt/e ntfs ro,auto,user,exec 0 0
/dev/hdb7 /mnt/d ntfs ro,auto,user,exec 0 0
/dev/hdb8 /mnt/k auto auto,user,exec 00

everything works fine on root but normal users can't access these folders.
Old 01-16-2005, 11:07 AM   #2
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maybe because you have user in your lines. It should be users, I think, or whatever the name of the users group is. Else you can set it to GID=number, where number is the number of the group users. To see what number your users are in do an:

bash-2.05$ id

it should produce some info on your current user.
Old 01-16-2005, 11:15 AM   #3
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according to the docs i read
it should be user or nouser which specifies whether users are allowed to mount it or not
but even though i have specified user i still get a permission denied error.
Old 01-16-2005, 11:46 AM   #4
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Try this...
/dev/hda3 /mnt/ntfs ntfs noatime,defaults,users,ro,umask=0 0 0


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