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Re: [vox-tech] Can a User Write To Windows Partition?
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Re: [vox-tech] Can a User Write To Windows Partition?

On Friday 10 December 2004 11:01 pm, Bill Kendrick wrote:
> On Fri, Dec 10, 2004 at 10:54:50PM -0800, Robert G. Scofield wrote:
> > It seems to me that I remember being able to use Open Office in Linux to write 
> > to Windows files.  But maybe it's my memory that is failing.  Does anybody 
> > know if it is possible for a mere user to write to Windows files, and if so 
> > what FSTAB entry will enable this?
> A quick Google search came up with something that looks of use:
>   "Share Partitions Between Linux and Windows HOWTO"
>   http://www.geocities.com/epark/linux/partition-share-HOWTO.html

Right, I guess the umask option is the key.  My fstab entry
for this is:

/dev/hda1           /mnt/win      vfat      umask=0           0 0

-- Rod
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