Re: (FIXED, THANKS)Dual Boot Windows Permissions For User
--------- Original Message ---------
DATE: Thu, 6 May 2004 19:28:24
From: Greg Madden <firstname.lastname@example.org>
>On Thursday 06 May 2004 10:22 am, D Hoyem wrote:
>> Hi All,
>> I have a dual boot system (Windows Millennium/Testing) on my HP
>> laptop. I would like the user (me) to have access to the Windows
>> folder. During setup I mounted it as /Win_c. When I do a ls -l it
>> shows the owner as root and the group as root. I have adduser
>> <username> to root and that didn't work. I have tried to do chgrp and
>> the error message is "Changing group of /Win_c Operation not
>> permitted". My /etc/fstab looks like this /dev/hda2 /Win_c
>> vfat defaults 0 2
>> I have changed it to
>> /dev/hda2 /Win_c vfat rw,user 0 0
>> And that didn't do anything.
>Its the vfat filesystem, it doesn't support what you are trying to do.
>You can use 'umask' in your ~/fstab file to let set access for Debian
>/dev/sdd1 /mnt/usb vfat umask=000,user,noauto 0 0
>The umask=000 is a not necessarily the best way,(full access for everyone) you can use uid & gid. I set the pass to 0 so there would be not attempt at checking the vfat file system.
>Debian GNU/Linux User
Thanks that worked...
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