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.


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