mount msdos partition with user id?

Han Hwei Woo hhwoo at
Thu Jun 19 02:29:13 PDT 2003

It's been a while since I've done this, but if I remember correctly, you'll
want to use -u rather than -o. Try 'man mount_msdos' and playing around with
some of the options.

----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Zhang Le" <ejoy at>
To: <freebsd-questions at>
Sent: Thursday, June 19, 2003 4:31 AM
Subject: mount msdos partition with user id?

> Hello,
>   I just move from linux to bsd and have a question on mounting  partition
with a specific user id. The following command does not work:
>   root@:/home/zl/etc# mount -t msdos -o uid zl /dev/ad0s1 /d
>   msdos: -o uid : option not supported
>   but "mount -t msdos /dev/ad0s1 /d" works.
>   I have to su root each time I want to write something to /d. This is of
course very boring.
>   Could you help me out?
> -- 
>                                      Sincerely yours,
>                                             Zhang Le
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