Re: How to mount and access ntfs partition as regular user
On Fri, Jan 23, 2004 at 06:43:43PM -0700, Tim Folger wrote:
> I'm fairly new to Linux, and have installed debian woody release 2 with
> the bf24 kernel on my notebook alongside a windows xp ntfs partition
> (which resides on hda1). I enabled ntfs support in the kernel during
> installation, but I'm not sure how to get access to the ntfs partition
> for non-root users. I've done some google searches, and it looks like I
> have to edit the /etc/fstab file, but I'm missing something because I
> still can't access the xp partition.
I think the following line should do it:
/dev/hda1 /mnt ntfs umask=0222 0 0
you may need to put default,umask=0222 I think the default is
implied. You can change /mnt to wherever you want it mounted.
You do know that currently there is no write support to ntfs,
its read only.
> Thanks in advance for any help.
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