[ale] SuSE NewbieQ 2: How to change file and directory permissions?
james.sumners at gmail.com
Fri Sep 30 11:27:45 EDT 2005
Unmount the partition and change the permissions on the mount point to
be 777 (flames?). Make sure the options for the mount point in your
mtab definition include the user option and then remount it. That
should get it.
On 9/30/05, Mills, John M. <Mills.J at ems-t.com> wrote:
> ALErs -
> Still bumping the furniture in my new SuSE-9.3 installation.
> I created a mutually-accessible partition between WinXP and Linux and
> formatted it as vfat. I can read it from Win and Lin environments, but I
> can't set permissions to allow ordinary Linux users to create or change
> files in that partion.
> Even 'root' is refused permission to 'chmod' or 'chgrp' on that partition.
> How might I change access permissions to my shared partition?
> - Mills
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