Re: Can't write to external usb drive as normal user despite efforts
On Sat, 26 Nov 2011 18:41:12 +0000, Camaleón wrote:
> On Sat, 26 Nov 2011 08:47:12 -0800, keitho wrote:
>> I have an external usb drive on which I have a fat32 formatted
>> partition. I can't figure out how to mount it so that I can write to it
>> as a normal user.
> You need to set the right perms for the mounted partition, either
> manually or by letting the automounter facility (if there is any
> available) does its job, for example:
> mount -t vfat -o uid=keith,gid=keith,utf8,umask=0000 /dev/sda4 /usb
Hum... that was a typo. Your device was detected as "/dev/sdb4".