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[vox-tech] New Account Can't Access Windows Partition
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[vox-tech] New Account Can't Access Windows Partition



Recently I asked for help here because I couldn't write from Linux to my 
Windows partition.  After some helpful responses I blindly copied Ken Bloom's 
fstab entry into my fstab, and I could write to Windows.

At that time, however, I had just one Linux account, "bob."  So someone logged 
into bob could write to Windows.  Since then I've added a new account, 
"research."  When I log into research I have no access to the Windows 
partition whatsoever.  I can't even read it, much less write to it.

Here are the permissions for the mount point /mnt/windows:

drwx------  10 bob  root 16384 1969-12-31 16:00 windows

So I decided to use chmod to give read and write access to others.  But chmod 
doesn't work on /mnt/windows.  If I bungle the chmod command, I get an error 
message.  But if I issue a correct command like "chmod g+x windows" I 
immediately return to the UNIX prompt just as if the command was properly 
executed.  But the permissions do not change.

So can anybody tell me how to get read and write permission for the new 
account on the Windows partition.? For what it's worth, Windows is on another 
hard drive, but I don't think that has anything to do with the problem.

Thank you.

Bob
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