Users unable to write to mounted FAT32 partition
jerrymc at msu.edu
Fri Mar 2 23:37:37 UTC 2007
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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