Normal user can't list vfat mount point

Jack ostroffjh at
Tue Mar 30 16:12:08 PST 2004

On 2004.03.30 14:01, Cynthia Higginbotham wrote:
> For example, I mount my windows partition with the following
> line in /etc/fstab:
> /dev/hdc1  /windows/D  vfat  rw,uid=501,gid=100  0  2
> That assigns ownership to my personal user account and the 'users'
> group on my  machine. It also gives me my default umask 022, which 
> results in the permissions rwxr--r-- (755) on the mount directory and 
> all subordinate directories and files in that partition. Same thing 
> you got.

Was this a typo and supposed to be "rwxr-xr-x (755)" ?

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