David McGlone d.mcglone at
Wed Nov 14 02:26:16 UTC 2007

On Tuesday 13 November 2007 8:05:16 pm Jim wrote:
> Trying to setup /dev/hdb1 /media/backup , partitition hdb1 ext3 is setup
> on hdb, but having problem of giving permission for user to drag files
> over to /media/backup.
>  /backup is created on /media
> Gave command sudo chmod 755 /dev/hda1 /media/backup , but I still don't
> have permission
> as user to drag files to /media/backup.

May not be politically correct ;-)

Make the user the owner of /media/backup and mount it as user instead of root.

David M.

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