Conor Wynne wrote:
Sorry but maybe I haven't explained myself too clearly.
I don't want to write to the NTFS partition only to read it's contents
and maybe copy over to my Linux partition. I can do this as root but for
some reason can get no access as a normal user.
>On Friday 09 Apr 2004 9:05 pm, Ciaran Johnston wrote:
>>>>On Fri 09 Apr 2004 21:32, Mark Page wrote:
>>>>>>>I have set up a /mnt/windows directory pointing to /dev/hda1. I can
>>>mount as root and as a normal user no problem but always get permission
>>>denied when I attempt to 'ls' or 'cd' the directory as a normal user.
>>>>>>I have tried modifying permission for the directory with both 'chmod
>>>a+r' and chmod 777' all to no avail. My /etc/fstab line reads as follows:
>>>>>>//dev/hda1 /mnt/windows ntfs
>>>noauto,user,ro 0 0
>>>>>>>>Try this instead:
>>/dev/hda1 /mnt/windows ntfs ro,iocharset=iso8859-15,umask=0 0 0
>>>>>The "ro" part means read-only. I don't know what kernel you have, but
>>allowing write access to ntfs can be dangerous - I'm not sure it even works
>>>>>>Was for a long time, unsure if I would risk it. I would use a small fat32
>partition for file swapping.
>If you really want to rw, then a win scandisk & defrag afterwards would be
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