[Date Prev][Date Next] [Thread Prev][Thread Next] [Date Index] [Thread Index]

Re: Write permission for an hfs-formatted partition?

Just give it the option uid and gid in the line :

/dev/sdb14 /mac_hfs         hfs    uid=1000,gid=1000    0   2

or whatever number you've got assigned to your user.

Works like a charm for me.


on 2/10/02 6:43 PM, William  C Brennan at brennan@netaxs.com wrote:

> Folks,
> I have an hfs-formatted partition mounted on my Linux system which I
> use to exchange data with my Mac when its booted with MacOS.  For
> some reason I can not change the permissions, even as superuser.  I
> would like to make the hfs partition writable even to the everyday
> Linux users (well, me as a non-superuser) just for convenience sake.
> Here's the line which automounts this partition in my /etc/fstab:
> /dev/sdb14 /mac_hfs         hfs    defaults    0   2
> Is there something special about a mounted hfs partition that
> prevents me from changing the permissions?  How can I make this
> partition writable by everyone?
> -- Bill

Reply to: