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Re: How to mount and access ntfs partition as regular user

On Fri, Jan 23, 2004 at 06:43:43PM -0700, Tim Folger wrote:
> Hi,
> 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.

Here's the relevant line from my /etc/fstab

/dev/hda1	/mnt/XP	ntfs	gid=50,umask=027	0 0

resulting in unlimited access for root, read and execute (directory
search) access for members of group staff and blocking other users.

cf. ntfs section in mount(1).

. Siggy

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