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MagusYilie 04-20-2005 11:54 PM

Normal users reading regular NTFS mount.
 
I am trying to set my rights so i can read my NTFS windows partition. I have it mounted at /mnt/windows I cant read it just fine under root but under my user name I cant view any of the files. It says I do not have the permissions. I used chmod to set it to 777 but I still can not access it. The command i used was chmod 777 /mnt/windows. When i right click and choose properties it says the only permissions that are set are root and root is set to Read Only.

masand 04-21-2005 12:02 AM

by default the NTFS suport is read only in the linux kernel
u need to set the permisions of that directory where u mount them ,beforehand

regards

MagusYilie 04-21-2005 12:07 AM

I did a search and did find my answer on the boards.

http://www.linuxquestions.org/questi...ntfs+for+users

I had to unmount it and then when i mounted it i typed
mount -t ntfs -o umask=666 /dev/hda1 /mnt/windows

i tried 644 but it didnt work but 666 did work.


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