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Old 05-01-2004, 12:54 AM   #1
n0x
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grant a user access to /fat-c


hey all

i just made a new user and i am wondering how to make them be able to have access to the /fat-c/

i have no idea how...
 
Old 05-01-2004, 01:33 AM   #2
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You need to put user as an option in /etc/fstab


/dev/hda1 /fat-c auto user 0 0
 
Old 05-01-2004, 05:58 PM   #3
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I had the same question on this. I tried the above, and I still get "permission denied" when trying to cd to the directory as a regular user. During installation I did go with the option of not allowing others access to fat-c, but now I've changed my mind. I've tried the chmod command as root or su but it doesn't take. What next?
 
Old 05-01-2004, 09:17 PM   #4
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Try changing your /etc/fstab file. Mine has this line
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/dev/hda1        /fat-c           vfat        auto,rw,umask=000         1   0
and it works great.
 
Old 05-02-2004, 01:10 PM   #5
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Yup. That did the trick. Thanks a lot.
 
  


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