Normal user can't list vfat mount point

Cynthia Higginbotham cyhiggin at republicofnewhome.org
Tue Mar 30 18:16:09 PST 2004


On Tuesday 30 March 2004 06:12 pm, Jack wrote:
> 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)" ?

Yah, a brain typo. I didn't read carefully. He's getting 744, which suggests 
a default umask=033. That's an odd setting, but the solution (to the VFAT 
mount permissions issue) should still be the same.

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