Re: Ownership of external usb hard drive
On 22 December 2011 11:11, Scott Ferguson
> On 22/12/11 21:35, Sharon Kimble wrote:
>> On 22 December 2011 02:04, Scott Ferguson
>> <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
>>> On 22/12/11 12:39, Sharon Kimble wrote:
>>>> On 22 December 2011 00:59, Scott Ferguson
>>>> <email@example.com> wrote:
>>>>> On 22/12/11 11:26, Sharon Kimble wrote:
>>>> Thanks Sharon.
>>> Cheers (and happy solstice season)
>> 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 don't know who you ran that command as.... I'm "assuming" you ran it a
> user as you don't post sudo.
> Is that the UUID of your removable USB drive?
> Is that the same directory you gave to boztu earlier. eg.:-
> $ sudo chown -R boztu:boztu /media/8eef3b99-c17b-4913-ae61-d34c7fd5d459/
> If you that ^ is what you did - please post the output of:-
> $ ls -alL /media/8eef3b99-c17b-4913-ae61-d34c7fd5d459/
> (if it's more than just a dozen lines, and they're all consistent please
> NOTE: the "$" means run as non-root, I shall put "$ sudo" or "#" to
> indicate "run as root".
> How do you mount your removable USB drive - /etc/fstab? SOLID? or some
> other mechanism?
Gnome automounts it on reboot.
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