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Re: vfat and ordinary users

On Tue, 17 Jun 2003 13:53:53 +1000
Ivan Wills <ivan@apollolifesciences.com> wrote:

> Hi
> I am trying to use a windows win32 (vfat) partition as an ordinary user 
> but the permissions do not allow me to read it or write to it unless I 
> am root.
> I have tried to chmod the mount location (with the partition mounted and 
> unmounted) with no success. I also tried adding user to the options 
> column in the fstab file but also with no success.
> Does any one any suggestions on how to acheve this?

In /etc/fstab, use the option "user", like this:

/dev/hda5  /windata   vfat   defaults,user,noauto   0  0


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