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Re: Problem accessing external usb drive in non superuser mode

On Sat,28.Mar.09, 00:52:58, Divick Kishore wrote:
> Hi,
>     I have an external hard disk connected through usb, which though I am
> able to mount, but I am unable to access the drive without superuser
> privileges. Running mount command shows the following:
> /dev/sda1 on /mnt/maxtor type ntfs (rw,noexec,nosuid,nodev,user=divkis01)
> But when I try to access I see the following:
> $: ls /mnt/maxtor/
> ls: cannot open directory /mnt/maxtor/: Permission denied
The 'user' option means that a user can *mount* that filesystem. You 
probably want the 'uid=divkis01'. See 'man mount', the section "Mount 
options for ntfs".

If you can't explain it simply, you don't understand it well enough.
(Albert Einstein)

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