[ILUG] Some Problems With openSUSE 10
ray at arco.ie
Mon Feb 20 23:00:36 GMT 2006
Tony Vroon wrote:
>>A third different problem (sorry about all this).
>>I created a FAT partition to share with winXP on my laptop but
>>openSUSE can't write to it says I've no permission, how do I change
>>this? I think this is something to do with the settings in
>>/etc/fstab/ but not sure.
>>Here's my fstab for info:
>>/dev/hda6 /windows/D vfat
>>users,gid=users,umask=0002,utf8=true 0 0
>This is strange, really. You have an umask set that should help
>against that. I remember umask=000 on my last VFAT partition, though.
>Note that UTF8 support on a VFAT partition is normally not something
>you want as it will make the filesystem case sensitive. This can yield
>strange results in windows, which is not case sensitive. (Well, it
>actually does a very strange combination of caring and not caring, but
>it's not flat out case sensitive, at any rate)
IIRC & I could be wrong as it's far too many yrs since I've actually
done this ;( , you may need to set user=???? in the fstab entry for the
dos partition where ??? is the user you want to have write access to the
something along the lines of
/dev/hda6 /windows/D vfat user=jaqian 1 1
again it's ages since I've done this so bitrot of the brain may have set in.
also I'd leave all the other options out until later & TBH I recon that they'll probably not be of much real use, especially if it's going to be a single user machine
hope this is of use
also if anyone can dig me out cause I'm too lazy^H^H^H^Hbrain dead to
effectivly ask uncle google right now ;)
what's the max size of a fat32/vfat partition AND if there's a differece
what's the max size of one of these that a linux box (2.6.9 kernel) can
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