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Old 09-28-2003, 08:41 PM   #1
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Problems writing to vfat partition

Hi, I am trying to properly mount my fat32 partition. I need to be able to read, write and execute anything in this partition as any user.

My problem is that I can write to the drive when I'm logged in as root, but not when I'm logged in as anything else.

Here's the relevant part of my /etc/fstab file
/dev/hda3		/mnt/win_e		vfat	defaults,unmask=000	0 0
On a possibly related note (in case its related to my user account), whenever I try to open Mozilla as a user I get a prompt window asking to choose what profile I want to use.
Old 09-28-2003, 08:47 PM   #2
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It should be




This is a typical line:

/dev/hda1 /mnt/windows vfat umask=000,defaults 0 0
Old 09-28-2003, 08:56 PM   #3
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Hey thanks!

I was following someone's written instructions, he must have made a typo, though it might also have been mine.


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