how can root mount a FAT partition so other users can get write permission?

Pybe squalidstuff at gmail.com
Fri Nov 19 16:22:55 UTC 2004


On Thu, 18 Nov 2004 15:46:41 +0100, Reinhard Sy
<reinhard at meinberlikomm.de> wrote:
> > On Wed, 2004-11-17 at 11:40 +0700, Nguyen Dinh Kien wrote:
> > > I edit fstab so i can mount a FAT partition, but not root user can't
> > > write to this mount point. How can i mount this partition so other
> > > users can get write permission?

I create a group called mount and add the people I want access to the
mounts in there and then in fstab I have:

/dev/hdax /mnt/hdax vfat gid=mount,umask=003 0 0 

this will make the mount rwx for owner (root) and rwx for group
(mount) and r-- for global.

HTH
Pybe




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