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Old 03-07-2007, 07:11 AM   #16
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You'll probably need to be root to access /etc/fstab. So, try switching to root using "su" or running the editor through "sudo".

Once in the editor, locate the line "/dev/hdb5 /media/hdb5 vfat rw,defaults,user,gid=1000,umask=0222 0 0 0" and change it to "/dev/hdb5 /media/hdb5 vfat rw,user,auto,umask=0000 0 0 0". See "man mount" for details on the mount options you can specify.
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Thank you again. But 'fraid i'm confused again.

What am I looking for amongst the pges of txt at man mount to
establish a permanent rwr acces to hdb5 ?
Old 03-08-2007, 01:16 AM   #18
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According to "man 8 mount" (as mentionned), the -o <options> need to go before the mounted filesystem and the mountpoint.
grumble grumble ... <wipes egg off face>'s late at night down here OK.
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