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

On Sun, Dec 19, 2004 at 10:39:18PM -0800, Robert G. Scofield wrote:
> 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.

I think because it's a mount point, you can't really affect its permissions.
Can you remind us what the exact fstab entry was that you used?

Something will need to change there.  Unix groups might be involved as well.

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