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

On Sat, Jan 24, 2004 at 08:09:41AM +0100, Bernd S. Brentrup wrote:
> 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.

Only it won't give you unlimited access by root since ntfs partitions
are read only ;-)

> cf. ntfs section in mount(1).
> . Siggy

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