firefox segfaults

Randy McMurchy randy at linuxfromscratch.org
Tue Dec 28 19:58:42 PST 2004


Jeremy Utley wrote:

> You have to go out of your way to copy things from a vfat drive WITHOUT 
> restrictive perms.  Standard for vfat drives is to be mounted with 
> root-only read perms, IIRC.  I have to add a umask entry to fstab to get 
> them mounted any other way.

Hmmmm....  I'm not so sure about that. And what follows is for the
sake of folks that want to decide for themselves.  :-)

randy at rmlinux: ~ > grep /media/usb /etc/fstab
/dev/sda1   /media/usb      vfat    noauto                  0   0
randy at rmlinux: ~ > su
Password:
root at rmlinux: /home/randy > mount /media/usb
root at rmlinux: /home/randy > mount -l -t vfat
/dev/sda1 on /media/usb type vfat (rw) []
root at rmlinux: /home/randy > ls -l /media/usb
total 19444
-rwxr--r--  1 root root 6581104 Mar  1  2004 02-sleepy_brown_feat_outkast-i_cant_wait-rns.mp3
-rwxr--r--  1 root root  102879 Aug 19 15:32 CruzerMini_Driver_win98SE.zip
-rwxr--r--  1 root root   87730 Oct 20 12:23 Football_BG_03.jpg
drwxr--r--  2 root root    4096 Oct 21 15:28 Jamie
drwxr--r--  2 root root    4096 Nov 28 15:11 Jamie2
-rwxr--r--  1 root root 3528746 Nov 28 15:37 Jamie2004Football.jpg
-rwxr--r--  1 root root  278016 Aug 30 15:17 Myles_SS.doc
-rwxr--r--  1 root root   70144 Aug 23 23:45 The Preamble.ppt
-rwxr--r--  1 root root   10256 Oct  6 11:28 blfs-bootscripts-20041005.tar.bz2
-rwxr--r--  1 root root 2737235 Nov  4 04:25 nasa_vs_alvin.wmv
-rwxr--r--  1 root root     451 Sep 13 23:06 root_crontab
-rwxr--r--  1 root root 6480040 Oct 14 20:50 snoop dogg - drop it like its hot (feat. pharrell).mp3
root at rmlinux: /home/randy > mkdir td
root at rmlinux: /home/randy > cd td
root at rmlinux: /home/randy/td > cp /media/usb/Jamie2004Football.jpg .
root at rmlinux: /home/randy/td > ls -l
total 3452
-rwxr--r--  1 root root 3528746 Dec 28 21:52 Jamie2004Football.jpg
root at rmlinux: /home/randy/td >

-- 
Randy



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