NTFS issue

Yogen Mankikar yogenmankikar at hotmail.com
Thu Jun 30 19:50:34 UTC 2005

Thanks for the help guys,
Just FYI, adding "user" option to fstab did not work but "umask=000" did 

>From: Mark Bidewell <mark.bidewell at alumni.clemson.edu>
>Reply-To: For users of Fedora Core releases <fedora-list at redhat.com>
>To: For users of Fedora Core releases <fedora-list at redhat.com>
>Subject: Re: NTFS issue
>Date: Thu, 30 Jun 2005 14:43:36 -0400
>Mike McCarty wrote:
>>Yogen Mankikar wrote:
>>>I have successfully mounted ntfs drive, but it is accessible only to the 
>>>root user.
>>>As a regular user I get 'permission denied' error.
>>>What am I missing?
>>>Here's what I did as root.
>>>mount -t ntfs /dev/hda1 /mnt/C
>>>mount -t ntfs /dev/hda5 /mnt/D
>>>After making sure I was able to access both ntfs drives, I added the 
>>>following to /etc/fstab
>>>/dev/hda1    /mnt/C       ntfs        defaults           0     0
>>>/dev/hda5    /mnt/D       ntfs        defaults           0     0
>>Try adding ",user" after the "defaults". If you can mount your floppy, 
>>look at how
>>/etc/fstab shows it for an example.
>I have dealt with a similar issue.  Add umask=000 to your options.
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