64663Re: [linux] removable disk file system
- Aug 31, 2014On 08/31/2014 09:52 PM, Scott scottro@... [linux] wrote:
> Odd, I've never had anything like that occur. Is this some automountI'm not sure that it's _automount_ per se (it's not listed in fstab on
> breakage that Gnome, Unity, or another Windows like desktop environment
any box). Just that every linux distro I've used (Fedora, Suse, CentOS,
LinuxMint_DE) mounts a flash disk when inserted; I've never modified
anything to do that.
> Pop in the USB, mount it as root, then change permissions if necessary.From what I discern in that discussion (and the one that the second
responder linked to), it's just a bit too involved for a lay-user.
> Without a more specific description of the problem, I can't be moreI formatted a usb stick as ext2. Then, when I tried to use it on another
> specific in the answer.
machine, I got a message stating that I don't have the necessary
permissions to read the device. Sure, I can go su, then cd into the
mount point. But, I want to use it as a regular user.
I plugged it into the machine on which it was formatted, used dmesg to
determine what device it is (sdb1), then ls /dev/sdb1 -l
brw-rw---- 1 root floppy 8, 17 Aug 31 22:19 /dev/sdb1
Are you saying that I could change the owner or group, and make it
usable on other machines *without* all that fiddling that those 2 sites
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