mounting and stuff
gregfelix at airwired.net
Mon Apr 18 10:07:45 MDT 2005
On Sun, 2005-04-17 at 13:15 -0600, Michael Torrie wrote:
> On Sun, 2005-04-17 at 23:39 +0500, nikhilpurwant at hathway.com wrote:
> > hi people
> > is it possible for a server to mount a unmounted ( on client m/c) partition on client only as user on the client has no root access to do this
> Of course. Just add "user" into the options column in fstab. This will
> allow normal users to mount the partition designated by that entry
> in /etc/fstab. See google for more information and examples.
> Note that if the partition is fat32 or ntfs, this will mount the
> partition such that all files are owned by that user who mounted it. If
> you mount a file system that has unix semantics, regular permissions and
> ownerships will be enforced regardless of who mounted the partition.
If you need a fat32 or ntfs partition to be accessible to all users you
can add the umask option in your fstab line. I believe you have to do
umask=0 to make the files rwxrwxrwx.
> > please reply
> > thanks in advance
> > -nikhil
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