Re: [linux-dell-laptops] Re: Cannot change permissions on shared partition with WinXP
I fixed the problem, by adding the umask=0000 in the options in "fstab".
It is working great now, I can write to it, I can read from it both as
root and as a normal user.
Thanks for the help :)
Genc B. Kastrati
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Prishtina Technology Group
- On Sun, 30 Mar 2003 17:58:23 -0000
"Axe T. Groin" <axetogroin@...> wrote:
> I've recently bought and installed Debian on a Inspiron 2650. IVFAT doesn't support ownership or permissions. So a strategy of mounting a
> have a few problems I'll be asking about shortly, but the biggest
> problem right now is my shared partition.
> Before reinstalling everything, I partitioned using the gnu/linux
> tools. I installed WinXP first, then Debian. After that, I went
> back into WinXP to format the D: drive as a VFAT partition to be
> shared by both operating systems. I mount this partition as /home
> under Debian, but the permissions are set to 755 with root as the
> owner. The line in my fstab is:
VFAT partition as /home is fundamentally flawed.
On my system I have a 2Gb VFAT partition that Windows sees as D:. I mount
this as /windata. You could mount it somewhere else, like