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    I recently created a partition on my hard drive and formated it FAT32 so I could read and write to it from Fedora Core 6 or Windows XP. I can read and write to it in root, however I can not do so logged in as a user. I have read access only as a user. How do I change this? I have been playing around with the security settings and user settings for an hour or so and I can not seem to get it. I even mounted the drive in the /home/[user name] still no luck. Any ideas?

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    Administrator MikeTbob's Avatar
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    Add the partition to /etc/fstab, along with all the other settings like this.
    /dev/hda6               /dos                    vfat     defaults,umask=0 0 0
    /dev/hda6 should be whatever your partition is, and /dos should point to where you want to mount it.
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    Thanks I was missing the umask=0. This site is greater than sliced bread. I really appreciate the help.

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