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