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Old 03-27-2006, 02:33 PM   #1
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Write permissions on a mounted fat32 partition

Hello. I am having problems when trying to set read/write permissions for a non-root user on a fat32 partition. I am running SUSE 10.0. I have already tried running
chmod 777 /path/to/folder
chown 777 /path/to folder
And even trying to mount the device to the non-root user home folder; with the same result.
Could you help me? Thnx.
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I assume the vfat partition is listed in the /etc/fstab file. If so edit your fstab file and add umask=000 as one of the options in the last section.
/dev/hda10              /sharevfat              vfat    umask=000,users,auto,owner,rw   0 0


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