Nils Kassube kassube at
Wed Nov 14 06:51:56 UTC 2007

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.

Create a directory on the drive which is owned by the user:

sudo mkdir /media/backup/jim
sudo chown jim:jim /media/backup/jim

Now you can access that directory.


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