What have I done now seems weird
talbotscott at cox.net
Tue Sep 28 18:04:09 UTC 2004
On Tue, 2004-09-28 at 07:38 +0100, nosp wrote:
> On Tue, 2004-09-28 at 07:14, Peter Cague wrote:
> > Hi
> > I followed the instructions as per ntfs drives and did all the command
> > line stuff and they worked fine but when I put the command lines into my
> > fstab the come up as bad lines
> > /dev/hda1 /mnt/Windoz -t ntfs -r -o unmask=0222
> > /dev/hda2 /mnt/Bits -t ntfs -r -o unmask=0222
> > if I run the two above lines at the prompt they work?
> The format of an /etc/fstab line is not the same as the format of the
> command-line arguments to "mount".
> /dev/hda1 /mnt/Windoz ntfs ro,unmask=0222 0 0
> /dev/hda2 /mnt/Bits ntfs ro,unmask=0222 0 0
That should be umask=0222, which makes it read only permissions with
sub folders visible.
> You should probably also familiarize yourself with the fstab format (man
> FWIW this line works for me:
> /dev/hdc1 /mnt/win_c ntfs noauto,owner,ro
> 0 0
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