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Re: [SLE] Automatic partition mounting on login?
  • From: David Herman <ob1@xxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Fri, 5 Apr 2002 17:33:30 -0800
  • Message-id: <20020406012833.2BDA4E63DC@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
On Friday 05 April 2002 02:02 pm, Mike Coan wrote:
> David,
>
> To quote from the excellent book Linux, Installation, Configuration,
> Use by Michale Kofler
>
> "The options gid=n, uid=n, and umask=m can be used to preset access
> priviliges for files. This makes sense for files sytems in which
> this information cannot be stored or cannot be evaluated by Linux
> (DOS, Windows, OS/2). Without the use of this option, DOS files are
> owned by root; the files can be read by all users, but only modified
> by root. The three options allow more liberal access."
>
> Back when I had a dual boot system, I had the following entry in my
> fstab
>
> /dev/hda8 /windows/D vfat uid=500,user 0 0
>
> This automatically mounted my vfat D drive and let me modify it.
>
> Mike

Sounds like what I'm looking for, thanks alot!

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dh

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