Re: cannot open linked directory
2009/1/1, Michael Wagner <firstname.lastname@example.org>:
> * Umarzuki Mochlis <email@example.com> 01.01.2009
> > A ntfs partition mounted on /mnt/win cannot be opened as normal user
> > so i decided to soft link it to desktop yet still it cannot be opened
> > by normal user eventhough link file mod is 777. Why?
> > lrwxrwxrwx 1 root root 9 2009-01-01 15:38 win -> /mnt/win/
> Hello Umarzuki,
> the permissions of the link are uninterestingly because they are always
> 777. Only the permissions of the the target are interesant. You must
> mount the directory and when it is mounted you change the permissions
> to the rights you need for your user. Then they are always the same
> every time you mount the device.
> Hth Michael
Thanks for that info. In my case, I simply forgot it is ntfs
partition. So I have to mount it with ntfs-3g instead of mount.
> I don't use drugs, my dreams are frightening enough.
> M.C. Escher
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