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> Questions About File/directory Permissions., Running Slackware 10.0 w/ Linux 2.4.xx
boynamedsue
post Jul 27 2004, 02:49 PM
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I've gone fully Linux in the last couple of months. I decided I was tired of dealing with Windows.

The way my computer is set up:

hda1 = root partition (about 3gig)
hda2 = swap partition
hdb = FAT32 drive that resides in /data (I have a lot of stuff on there that I couldn't bear to get rid of)

My question is... How do I set the user permissions so my everyday account can access /data (/dev/hdb)?
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michaelk
post Jul 27 2004, 07:04 PM
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Assuming your data partition is /dev/hdb1 you will need to add a line to the /etc/fstab
file:

/dev/hdb1 /data fat32 user,umask=000 0 0

For more information see man pages for mount and fstab.
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