Re: SOLVED: permissions on a mounted windows fat32 drive
In linux.debian.user, you wrote:
> Op zo 12-01-2003, om 03:25 schreef Benedict Verheyen:
>> When i do groups benedict as benedict, it doesn't show me as member of
>> the group windows. When i issue the same command as root, it shows that
>> i'm member of the group windows.
>> Why is there this difference?
>> The group file shows me correctly that i'm member of the group.
> After a reboot it worked. So it was the groups thingy that prevented
> me from accessing the drive. I have no clue however to why i had to
> reboot to get the groups command reflect the correct situation.
Most likely, you just needed to log off and then log back in as benedict.
When you make a change in something like this it does not take effect for a
currently logged in user. You have to log out and log in to get the
environment or whatever it's called.
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