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Re: File ownership problem using removeable media

On Mon, Dec 24, 2018 at 05:50:15AM -0600, Richard Owlett wrote:
> On 12/23/2018 03:25 PM, tomas@tuxteam.de wrote:
> >On Sun, Dec 23, 2018 at 05:46:17PM +0000, mick crane wrote:
> >>On 2018-12-23 17:10, tomas@tuxteam.de wrote:
> >
> >[...]
> >
> >>>And you do that after each and every mount?
> >>>
> >>>Cheers
> >>>-- tomás
> >>well no, I didn't read properly and was trying to be helpful without
> >>understanding what the problem was
> >
> >I asked because the original poster moves the file system on USB from
> >one system to another. It might be that the user with the same name
> >has different UIDs on the different systems -- we don't know. In this
> >case, he'll be fighting the system...
> The last time I checked the UIDs were the same.

OK. Then a chown once will help.


> The discussion so far has caused me to wonder if I have been
> conflating symptoms. I think I've an idea of how to test for that --
> more later.
> I'll also read up on "sticky bit" to see if that is related to my situation.

Most probably not...

> Thanks and Merry Christmas to all.


-- t

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