Re: USB stick with ext2?

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Alan Evans wrote:
> Howdy!
> When I insert a USB thumb drive formatted with vfat, it gets
> automagically mounted under /media with appropriate permissions so the
> logged in user can write to the device. But if the thumb drive is
> formatted ext2, only root can write to it.
> $ mount
> /dev/sdb1 on /media/Devel type ext2 (rw,nosuid,nodev,uhelper=hal)
> /dev/sdc1 on /media/disk type vfat
> (rw,nosuid,nodev,uhelper=hal,shortname=lower,uid=500)
> $ ll
> total 20
> drwxr-xr-x 3 root root  4096 2009-01-05 21:27 Devel
> drwxr-xr-x 3 alan root 16384 1969-12-31 16:00 disk
> Is there a way to make that work?
With the USB mounted become root....  Then "chown alan /media/disk". 
The ownership information is maintained in the ext2 structure.  So, the
next time it is mounted it will retain ownership by alan.

Not SENSUOUS ... only "FROLICSOME" ... and in need of DENTAL WORK ... in
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