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Old 03-17-2006, 04:34 PM   #1
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Changing permissions


Hi,

i have a USB disk formatted with NTFS (sorry ). The problem is that i can only acces it as root. Also, changing permissions fails. How can i fix this?

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Old 03-17-2006, 04:56 PM   #2
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can you define "access" here? if you mean you can only mount it as root, then i'd assume that'd mean you've no entry in /etc/fstab to allow non-root users to mount it. if you just mean you want other users to be able to read the data, try mounting it whilst specifiying an alternative uid and/or gid, e.g. "mount -t ntfs /dev/sda1 /mnt/usb -o uid=500,gid=500" or settings a looser umask, e.g. "mount -t ntfs /dev/sda1 /mnt/usb -o umask=222"
 
Old 03-17-2006, 05:22 PM   #3
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it is already mounted. it mounts at every boot. can i change this settings in some config file?
 
Old 03-17-2006, 10:18 PM   #4
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it is already mounted. it mounts at every boot. can i change this settings in some config file?
in your /etc/fstab; the 4th field specifies the mount options
 
Old 03-18-2006, 05:17 AM   #5
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Thanks, that worked!
 
  


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