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    chmod 777 * not working :/ disk permissions


    I have a 40mb partition mounted on /mnt/data1 formatted FAT32. I have default read and write permissions, but not execute. I su'd to root, cd'd to the directory, and typed:

    chmod 777 *

    The command completed without error, but the permissions didn't change!

    As a follow-up question, how do I make an entire FAT32 partition accessible by a certain user (aka me


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    Check Excaliber's comments here:

  3. #3
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    How did you mount that partition?
    mount -t vfat <partition> /mnt/data1 -o defaults,umask=0
    It will give full/default access to all users.
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    chmod is the command to change a file's permission u can use mount command

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