Exhanging files with XP ?

Vivek J. Patankar list307 at gmail.com
Sat May 20 13:43:16 UTC 2006

On 5/20/06, David Fletcher <fc at fletchersweb.net> wrote:
> This seems to do what I want it to:-
> /dev/sda5 /mnt/WindowsData vfat rw,defaults,umask=007,uid=dave 0 0
> So far as I know, you can put the mount point anywhere you like, including in
> a home directory.

umask will give the same default permissions for files and
directories, which means file that are not supposed to have execute
permissions will have them. Try fmask & dmask instead.


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