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Re: [opensuse] Can't write NTFS drives as normal user
  • From: Anton Aylward <anton.aylward@xxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Tue, 03 Aug 2010 09:41:39 -0400
  • Message-id: <4C581C93.6070402@xxxxxxxxxx>
Carlos E. R. said the following on 08/03/2010 09:12 AM:
On 2010-08-03 14:57, Anton Aylward wrote:
Junayeed Ahnaf Nirjhor said the following on 08/03/2010 08:48 AM:
On Tue, 03 Aug 2010 18:45:44 +0600, Anton Aylward
<anton.aylward@xxxxxxxxxx> wrote:

Carlos E. R. said the following on 08/03/2010 08:21 AM:

So guys I'm left in dark, alone. Won't anybody help me? :'(


1 Change your mount options
2 Change your permissions

That's not it.

To what would you change it? And how? Chmod does not work on a windows
ntfs-3g mount. Try yourself.


I have (11.3) mount options
rw,noexec,nosuid,nodev,allow_other,blksize=4096,default_permissions.

What exactly would you change?


Any one or more of a number of things.
Mostly I don't have all drives and partitions mount as root at boot, I
have ",user," or ",users," in there and mount them as "me" when I need
them. Which, with windows isn't often. Which is why I don't mount that
partition as a matter of course -that's ",noauto,".

I can also set the ownership at mount time with ",uid=anton," and
",gid=users," then set the file and directory masks to allow user and
group read and write. In this case I don't need the explicit
",noexec,nosuid,nodev,".

As a matter of course I can also have my mount points access set so that
non-root users can get in and edit.

Yes, chmod doens't work on a ntfs mounted fs. That's why I would do all
this BEFORE the mount.

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