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Old 07-29-2005, 01:30 PM   #1
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usr needs to be able to read write from /mnt/win98


ok I have a mount to a win98 partition from a user point a can see the partition I can open the files but they are read only.
I need to be able to edit these files as well as create files and save them back to that partition.
I can do this from root how can I change the users permission to be able to do that?

I tried to chmod 777 the partition that did not work I tried to add the user to the root group that did not work. Can someone please give me the chown code and can this be done at a directory level or only file level?

thanks
 
Old 07-29-2005, 01:34 PM   #2
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I tried to chmod 777 the partition that did not work I tried to add the user to the root group that did not work.
Could you provide the code you used? Also post your /etc/fstab file, as well as the output of 'fdisk -l'.
 
Old 07-29-2005, 02:04 PM   #3
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You can not use the chmod since a FAT32 partition does not use linux permissions.
For read / write add the umask=000 option to the /etc/fstab file line for this partition.

See the man pages for mount and fstab for additional information.

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