Re: Cannot remove 'execute' permission from vfat & ntfs partitions
On 05 May 2005, Kevin1 wrote:
>However, dmask & fmask do not appear to be options for ntfs. I have
>/dev/hda6 /mnt/winE ntfs uid=1000,gid=1000,dmask=227,fmask=337 0 0
>... which I hoped would allow owner and group to navigate directories
>and read, but not write or execute files. This strangely results in the
>permissions for winE being 414.
>Have I missed something or is it not possible to achieve this for ntfs.
Check out this NTFS FAQ:
I think you just need to add a 0 in front of your 3-digit umask.
Thanks for asking this question; I hadn't realized it was possible to
remove the pesky executable permissions, so I hadn't even tried to find
out how to do it!
ASCII silly question, get a silly ANSI.