How do I activate my sdb5 partition and have it stay active continually? **RESOLVED** Thanks to all.
matthew.flaschen at gatech.edu
Sun Jan 4 07:29:05 UTC 2009
Steven Vollom wrote:
> Dear Mathew,
> It works again.
Great! You just didn't have write permission for the root directory of
the partition's filesystem.
> I don't fully understand what has happened, but I am copying the process
> and will study until I understand. If I get confused, may I write to
> get a little additional coaching?
>> ls -ld /media/sdb5
>> ls -ld /media/sdb5/NewDirectory
>> ls -l /media/sdb5/NewDirectory
> steven at Studio25:~$ sudo chown steven:steven /media/sdb5
> [sudo] password for steven:
> steven at Studio25:~$ mkdir /media/sdb5/NewDirectory
> steven at Studio25:~$ touch /media/sdb5/NewDirectory/test.txt
> steven at Studio25:~$ ls -ld /media/sdb5
> drwxr-xr-x 5 steven steven 4096 2009-01-04 02:08 /media/sdb5
> steven at Studio25:~$ ls -ld /media/sdb5/NewDirectory
> drwxr-xr-x 2 steven steven 4096 2009-01-04 02:06 /media/sdb5/NewDirectory
> steven at Studio25:~$ ls -l /media/sdb5/NewDirectory
> total 0
> -rw-r--r-- 1 steven steven 0 2009-01-04 02:06 test.txt
> steven at Studio25:~$
Yep, this is the output what I expected. You should now be able to use
the partition normally. Also, you can obviously rename or delete
NewDirectory and test.txt. That was only for debugging.
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