permissions on partition?
alejandro at varnet.biz
Mon Mar 14 12:29:52 PST 2005
On Mon, 14 Mar 2005 13:44:21 -0600 (CST)
"Brian John" <brianjohn at fusemail.com> wrote:
> > "Brian John" <brianjohn at fusemail.com> writes:
> > > Hello, I have a FAT partition on ad0s3 that I am sharing with
> > > Windows. For one reason or another everything on this partition is
> > > owned by root:wheel. I can't change the permissions to any files
> > > on this partition. This is what I have in devfs.conf:
> > > own ad0s3 brian:operator
> > > perm ad0s3 0660
> > >
> > > Is this correct? How can I make it so that files on this
> > > partition are owned by the 'brian' user?
> > There are several approaches described in the manual for
> > mount_msdosfs(8).
> > Changing the permissions on the mount point would probably be the
> > easiest.__
> When I try to change the permissions on the mount point this is what
> happens:# chown brian:operator /shared
> chown: /shared: Invalid argument
> This is the same thing that happens when I try to change permissions
> on any files on the partition. Am I doing something wrong?
Have you tried changing the permissions of the directory when the MS-DOS
filesystem is not mounted, and after that mount it?
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