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  1. #1
    Join Date
    Jul 2008

    Default file permission problems

    i installed open suse 11 in addition to ubuntu 7.10 and windows xp. if i login as 'foo' i am not getting write permissions for my ntfs partitions. pl help. here are the entries in my fstab:

    dev/disk/by-id/scsi-SATA_ST380817AS_4MR1Q8KC-part7 swap swap defaults 0 0
    /dev/disk/by-id/scsi-SATA_ST380817AS_4MR1Q8KC-part5 / ext3 acl,user_xattr 1 1
    /dev/disk/by-id/scsi-SATA_ST380817AS_4MR1Q8KC-part1 /other_os/win_xp vfat users,gid=users,umask=0002,utf8=true 0 0
    UUID=32b265f4-74eb-428c-927d-e0b5a0ffbb8e /other_os/ubuntu_7.10 ext3 defaults 0 2
    /dev/disk/by-id/scsi-SATA_ST380817AS_4MR1Q8KC-part6 /windows/win25 ntfs-3g users,gid=users,fmask=133,dmask=022,locale=en_US.UTF-8 0 0
    /dev/disk/by-id/scsi-SATA_ST3500820AS_5QM1F6Z2-part1 /windows/win100 ntfs-3g users,gid=users,fmask=133,dmask=022,locale=en_US.UTF-8 0 0
    /dev/disk/by-id/scsi-SATA_ST3500820AS_5QM1F6Z2-part2 /media/work ext3 acl,user_xattr 1 2
    /dev/disk/by-id/scsi-SATA_ST3500820AS_5QM1F6Z2-part3 /media/res ext3 acl,user_xattr 1 2
    proc /proc proc defaults 0 0
    sysfs /sys sysfs noauto 0 0
    debugfs /sys/kernel/debug debugfs noauto 0 0
    usbfs /proc/bus/usb usbfs noauto 0 0
    devpts /dev/pts devpts mode=0620,gid=5 0 0

    if UUIDs are a better opton pl tell me how to use them.

  2. #2
    Join Date
    Jun 2008
    Rome, Italy

    Default Re: file permission problems

    Hi. You have to change the permissions of the mount points. Log as root and umount /windows/win25 and /windows/win100 then perform a chmod 777 /windows/win25 and the other. Remount both and see what's happens

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