Re: [SLE] Mounting FAT32 partitions with write permissions?
From: Kevanf1 (kevanf1_at_gmail.com)
Date: Mon, 18 Apr 2005 11:16:58 +0100 To: firstname.lastname@example.org
On 4/17/05, Mike McMullin <email@example.com> wrote:
> On Sun, 2005-04-17 at 10:13, Hugo wrote:
> > Hi!
> > This must be a FAQ, but I just can not find the right answer from the
> > SuSE docs are even from Google. So please could somebody help me?
> > I have dual boot with windows and SuSE 9.2 Pro. Windows is on NTFS
> > partition and I have one common FAT32 partition to share data between
> > the the two. I have managed to mount both with the YaST Partitioner
> > (NTFS as read only obviously). The FAT partition should be available
> > for writing by all users. Currently it is - locally. BUT I'm not at
> > all sure about whether it has been done as it should?
> I noticed that Knoppix 3.8.1 has an option for writing ones home
> configuration information to an NTFS drive. Just in passing.
> > But what would be the "correct" settings for mounting? I mean, what
> > should be at the /etc/fstab? Char set settings? And all that? I
> > imagine this is the most common mounting problem home users (=dual
> > booters) will have.
> From my /etc/fstab vfat indicates one of my fat32 partitions.
> /dev/hda1 /windows/C vfat auto,users,rw,umask=0 0 0 0 0
> > Currently I can not write to the FAT partition over samba. What should
> > be the samba settings for that share? (Workgroup setting and other
> > samba shares, like home dirs, are ok... so basic samba settings are
> > ok.) This is the next problem the home users will have...
> It's not actually necessary to use samba for writing to a hard drive
> directly connected to your system, ie, not networked.
> > So any pointers to a FAQ somewhere? Examples? Or just plain knowledge
> > that you might want to share. I'd appreciate!
> It has been suggested that a FAQ of sorts be done up for a number of
> these repeating questions. I suppose it's time to start one.
The wiki idea was a good one. That way the less knowledgable types
(like me) could also contribute with the smaller snippets that we
discover along the way...
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