Re: ntfs mount permissions
hi ya matt
On Tue, 11 May 2004, Matthew Kay wrote:
> /dev/hda1 /mnt/win ntfs
> rw,auto,users,exec 0 0
> It works fine with this or read-only (ro) option,
> for root,
root can do anything to itself, but necessarily to
a remote partition on a different machine
> but I can't get it to stay user-readable.
huh ??? if root umounted what it mounted, yes,
it might start some problems
root's mask should prevent users from "reading"
root owned files
> When I mount it as read-only I
> can't chown/chmod it at all,
i assume "i mount" meaning that "user matt"
because, you mounted it readonly
> and when I mount it as read-write I can chown it
good .. working as expected
> but upon umounting
> and remounting it
with what options and who remounting it
> reverts to the original
> permissions (drwx------ root root).
> Any ideas?
do it the way it works ( explictly using rw when youn eed it )
or even better, use autofs or amd ( any automounter )