Solved: Changing Owner on a backup drive
- From: Jim <binarynut@xxxxxxxxxxx>
- Date: Tue, 05 Apr 2011 13:18:23 -0400
On 04/03/2011 10:16 PM, JD wrote:
On 04/03/2011 06:41 PM, Jim wrote:
Fedora 14Unmount the drive, then
I have a backup drive at sdb1 a Vfat (fat32) partition a USB hard drive
that before upgrading from Fedora 13 to Fedora 14 , the owner was
Michael , but after upgrade it is now owned by root. all the backup
files are Linux files.
The drive is mounted at /dev/sdb1 /mnt/backup from /etc/fstab and is
only readable by Michael.
How do I change the owner back to Michael , the chown command is not
Change your fstab as follows:
/dev/sdb1 /mnt/backup vfat
uid=TheUIDyouWant,gid=TheGIDyouWant,user,rw,sync 0 0
The sync option is up to you. I use it because USB itself is not a very
Remount the drive.
That solved the problem JD thanks much.
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