Root unable to change ownership and modify permissions

Hans Henry von Tresckow hvontres at gmail.com
Tue Apr 20 07:52:17 BST 2010


On Mon, Apr 19, 2010 at 10:55 PM, I Am Me <theunknownandrew at gmail.com>wrote:

> /**
> * Replying to - Re: Root unable to change ownership and modify permissions
> * from : M Thomason <matt at warpedcore.net> sent on Tuesday 20 Apr 2010 @
> 10:46:45 am
> */
> > Is /media/Andrew by any chance a removable disk/USB device? (making the
> > assumption due to it being mounted in /media) - if so, have you checked
> > how it is mounted, and that it is formatted with a filesystem which
> > supports permissions - I'm almost tempted to ask if it is a FAT32 memory
> > stick or a windows partition, but wouldn't want to unintentionally
> > insult you ;)
> >
> > Either way, would help to know how /media/Andrew is mounted
> >
>
> Its a NTFS formatted partition on my on-board 80 GB HDD
>
> Ahh,,, IIRC NTFS does not speak permissoins....


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Henry von Tresckow (hvontres)
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