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Old 09-23-2007, 02:59 AM   #1
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Smile vfat parition cannot set the files premission to 777.

1. i am using RHLE 3 AS, now i create 1 vfat partition on the same harddisk, ok i want to modify this partition as 777. But cannot change the permission to 777 why??? how to change to 777 permision. Thank you.
Old 09-23-2007, 03:19 AM   #2
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read man mount; set dmask and fmask to 000 in mount options. Then you'll have a FAT partition with all files and directories 777 on it. You cannot do it on per-file basis, because there is no such thing as file permissions in FAT.
Old 09-24-2007, 01:14 AM   #3
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I work with debian etch.
I dont know whether it will work for Red Hat

I have mounted FAT partition with 777 permission by adding this code to my fstab
/dev/sda1 /mnt/sda1 vfat rw,user,noauto 0 0
Please let me know whether this worked for you...


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