Don't Have Write Permission on Removeable Volumes

Art Alexion art.alexion at
Tue Feb 13 01:21:39 GMT 2007

On Saturday 03 February 2007 17:15, D. Michael McIntyre wrote:
> On Saturday 03 February 2007 2:01 pm, D. Michael McIntyre wrote:
> > What about /etc/mtab?
> Yeah.  I got back with the pictures and have my card reader plugged in, and
> sure enough, here's the magic mountie thing in /etc/mtab:
> /dev/sdb1 /media/sdb1 vfat
> rw,noexec,nosuid,nodev,quiet,shortname=mixed,uid=1000,gid=1000,umask=077,io
>charset=utf8 0 0

mtab is a table of what _is_ mounted. fstab controls _how_ things are mounted.  
A look at your mtab may help to diagnose what is going wrong.


Art Alexion

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