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RE: FAT32 issues

On 01-Aug-2000 Matthew D Davis wrote:
> Hello all,
> I have my system setup to dual boot win2k and Debian 2.3.  I would like to be
> able to access my large fat32 partition from both OSes.  Whenever I mount the
> drive from the prompt or out of fstab (options are default,user,
> error=read-only) ownership by user/group depends on who mounts the drive. 
> This is fine, and I can read data from the partition, but I cannot write even
> as root.  When I attempt to write anything to the partition, I get an
> "operation not permitted"
> Needless to say, I'd like to write to the drive, because I spend most of my
> time in linux, but I would like to share my documents and mp3s and such with
> both OSes...

You could use the uid, gid and umask options (see man mount).

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