Re: NTFS issue

From: Igor Guarisma (
Date: 06/30/05

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    Date: Thu, 30 Jun 2005 14:05:08 -0500 (CDT)
    To: For users of Fedora Core releases <>

    Lot of people had already answer this... but what
    intrigs me is that you reboot and reboot....

    You don't need to reboot, just "su -" to be root and
    "exit" to be "yourself" again, or use sudo (man sudo)

    To test your /etc/inittab you can use "mount -a" (man

    Keep it going.. maybe someday you could make those
    NTFS into ReiserFS or ext3... I still have FAT32 on
    my system, I need to do a backup first before I

     --- Yogen Mankikar <>

    > I have successfully mounted ntfs drive, but it is
    > accessible only to the
    > root user.
    > As a regular user I get 'permission denied' error.
    > What am I missing?
    > Here's what I did as root.
    > mount -t ntfs /dev/hda1 /mnt/C
    > mount -t ntfs /dev/hda5 /mnt/D
    > After making sure I was able to access both ntfs
    > drives, I added the
    > following to /etc/fstab
    > /dev/hda1 /mnt/C ntfs defaults 0 0
    > /dev/hda5 /mnt/D ntfs defaults 0 0
    > Then I rebooted and logged on as a regular user.
    > Now ls /mnt/C gives 'permission denied'.
    > But if I log on as root I am able to access both
    > ntfs drives just fine.
    > I'm a Linux newbie, any help is appreciated.
    > -Yogen
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