Users unable to write to mounted FAT32 partition
mikegoe at earthlink.net
Sat Mar 3 00:25:11 UTC 2007
Owner of /mydos is root and Group is wheel. User has rwx while Group
and Other only have r-x
Jerry McAllister wrote:
> On Fri, Mar 02, 2007 at 05:14:14PM -0600, Michael G. wrote:
>> OK, I've scoured the archives for an answer with no results. I'm
>> sharing a FAT32 partition between XP and 6.2 Release. The problem is I
>> can mount the drive but only root can write to it (users can just
>> read). I have the following in fstab:
>> /dev/asd42 /mydos msdosfs rw 0 0
>> I've tried adding the -u or -g option with no luck. I understand that
>> since FAT has no inherent permissions chmod has no effect either (tried
>> it just to be sure) so it must be set from fstab. Any help?
> What are the owner and permissions on the mount point (/mydos)?
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