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Re: [SLE] adding a drive
  • From: Mike McMullin <mwmcmlln@xxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Sat, 01 Apr 2006 18:33:36 -0500
  • Message-id: <1143934416.14910.5.camel@xxxxxxxxxx>
On Sat, 2006-04-01 at 18:36 +0000, lerninlinux@xxxxxxxxxxx wrote:
> After my fiasco with filling my drive, due to a late night computing error, I picked up a 300gb drive.
> I formated it, named it /extra and gave myself permission to it. But I was wondering, if I was not the
> only user on this system, if I had made it's mount point under /home (like /home/extra) what would I
> need to set the permissions to for everyone to use it under their home directory?

I would leave it mounted not under /home, but under another directory,
such as /mnt/extra. I'd su to root and chown root:users /mnt/extra and
then chmod for group and owner read and write access.

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