Can't write to mounted disk.
jonzep at gmail.com
Tue Feb 27 20:55:07 UTC 2007
Are you sure you are writing to the same partition in both operating
systems, there shouldn't be any issue with sharing a vfat partition,
do you have other partitions on the physical drive (other than the
ext3 [I assume] holding the Kubuntu install)?
On 2/27/07, Mike <mlnx at mho.com> wrote:
> Ouattara Oumar Aziz wrote:
> > Mike a écrit :
> >> Hello,
> >> I have a dual boot, XP/Kubuntu 6.10 system. Kubuntu is installed on its
> >> own disk. One partition on that disk is ntfs. When I boot XP, I can
> >> see and write to this partition. On Kubuntu, I can see it but can only
> >> read from it. On the linux side, I used the KDE control panel, to
> >> define the owner, group, and mount point. I did check the writable box.
> >> The following line appears in fstab.
> >> /dev/sdb4 /home/madolf/Common ntfs uid=1000,gid=1000,auto,rw,owner 0 0
> >> What else do I need?
> >> Thanks,
> >> Mike
> > ntfs write support is not activated per default in Ubuntu.
> > Try sending a mail to Microsoft asking them to release the NTFS spec :p
> > ( sorry , just kidding :p )
> > See http://tinyurl.com/yppuad to know how to enable it.
> I reformatted the partition using mkfs.msdos -F32 /dev/sdb4. The
> Properties display on both Windows and Linux identify it as F32 and VFAT.
> The fstab entry is now
> /dev/sdb4 /home/madolf/Common vfat
> noauto,uid=1000,gid=1000,auto,rw,owner 0 0
> It shows up in /home/madolf as a disk volume icon on linux and \F on
> Windows. All ownership is set to me not root.
> PROBLEM: I can write and read on Windows. I can write and read on
> Linux. BUT I cannot see on either system what was written on the
> other! What's going on?
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