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Re: Ownership of external usb hard drive

 On Thu, 22 Dec 2011 10:35:34 +0000 "Sharon Kimble skimble04@gmail.com"
 suggested this:

>I've just tried to create a folder on the external h/d which failed.
>This is the error report;-
> mkdir /media/8eef3b99-c17b-4913-ae61-d34c7fd5d459/test
>mkdir: cannot create directory
>`/media/8eef3b99-c17b-4913-ae61-d34c7fd5d459/test': Permission denied
>Any ideas for a solution please?

I haven't been following the thread, but you might have to chown or
chmod the drive, even if only root can mount and umount it.

Or just use the mkdir command with root.

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