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Re: [vox] Mounting a Shared Win2k Drive for Students--no write access?
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Re: [vox] Mounting a Shared Win2k Drive for Students--no write access?

Have you tried the fmask (for files) and dmask (for directories)


On Tue, 1 Mar 2005, Steve Hargadon wrote:

> > 1) file permissions are set by 'umask' not 'unmask'.  I don't know if that
> > was a typo in your email not.
> >
> Interestingly enough, I was using 'unmask' instead of 'umask', but
> with 'umask' I have the same result, or lack thereof.
> > 2) you will need to use 'gid=students' in conjunction with 'umask=002'.
> > Only putting gid will give you a read-only mode of 755 for the student
> > group, and only doing unmask=000 would do you nothing (see #1).  If you
> > only did umask=000, that would probably work, however it may not be what
> > you want.
> I tried this, I think correctly, and still my folder 'S-Drive' shows
> drwxr-xr-x.  If I chmod 777 'S-Drive' it doesn't give me any error
> output, but the permissions stay unchanged.
> At one point I wondered if this problem might indicate an NTFS
> partition on the server, but I would think I'd get an error trying to
> mount; and root has write permissions no problem.
> I'm stumped.  What's worse, my Linux ignorance is much worse than I
> thought it was...
> Any other help would be greatly appreciated!
> Steve
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