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Old 06-11-2004, 05:05 PM   #1
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Distribution: Mandrake 10.0 O
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Only root access in USB harddrive in mandrake 10 O

Mandrake did theese lines in fstab:

/dev/sda1 /mnt/usb1 vfat defaults 0 0
/dev/sda2 /mnt/usb2 vfat defaults 0 0

as root I'm not allowed to change access rights on /mnt/usb1 (or...2)
I can if I unmount them first, but next time I boot, they are back to root only access.

How do I get them mounted so I have user write access?

Thanks for a tip
Old 06-11-2004, 05:13 PM   #2
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you have to set umask=0
have fun!
Old 06-24-2004, 12:52 PM   #3
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file transfer dies after a few GB

Thanks for the tip - I got the thing running now, but when I copy some data, it dies out after a few GB.

This happens both when doing it with Rsync and with Konqueror - maybe the USB interface isn't completely mature yet - or could other things be wrong?


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