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Originally Posted by macrohead Ok, now I can't change the ownership of the drive (/mnt/extra), not even as root. what errors do you get with Code: su - [rootpass] chown ...
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    Re: ownership


    Quote Originally Posted by macrohead
    Ok, now I can't change the ownership of the drive (/mnt/extra), not even as root.
    what errors do you get with
    Code:
    su -
    [rootpass]
    chown name /mnt/extra
    replace name with the username you want to change the ownership to.

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    chown: changing ownership of `/mnt/extra/': Operation not permitted

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    try changing your fstab entery so it is like:
    /dev/sda1 /mnt/extra vfat rw,user,gid=users,umask=0002 0 0
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    ahh...

    I added what you suggested, but it still didn't work, so I tried uid=mike, and now it seems fine. Thanks.

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    fstab

    what do the last two digits in fstab do anyway?

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