Re: Problem accessing external usb drive in non superuser mode
Andrei Popescu wrote:
> On Sb,28.mar.09, 10:50:47, Bryce wrote:
>> Sorry about the missing 'ntfs'. Here's the line from my fstab that
>> allows me to mount as an ordinary user:
> Mounting works, of course, due to the 'users' option. How about
> accessing the files?
>> /dev/disk/by-label/win2k /media/win2k ntfs
>> noauto,users,noexec,ro,dmask=0022,fmask=0133,nls=utf8 0 0
> If you can access the files like this then the manpage is buggy, because
> it doesn't mention those options for ntfs (they do exist for ntfs-3g and
> vfat though). Also according to the manpage the files on ntfs shouldn't
> be readable by anyone except root, unless you use 'uid=' or 'gid='
Accessing (reading files & directories) works as well.
As evidence, I present \WINNT\system32\prodspec.ini:
;Note to user: DO NOT ALTER OR DELETE THIS FILE.
[SMS Inventory Identification]
Product=Windows 2000 Professional
************ end of prodspec ****************
... and I'm logged in as (unsuperuser) me.