How do I change the umask/permissions of automounted usb drives

Carthik Sharma carthik at
Fri Oct 7 21:23:17 UTC 2005


Could someone enlighten me about how to change the umask, and other
permissions for automounted drives in Ubuntu?

editing /etc/fstab is not an option - i want my external hdd to be mounted
with umask = 000 regardless of whether it is /dev/sda1 or 2 or 3 ...

So which config file control the options when drives and devices are
automounted? certainly doesnt seem to be /etc/fstab ?

udev-hal-pmount it is all very confusing, and after searching I have been
unable to find this question answered anywhere.

Thank you in advance.


Ph.D. Candidate
University of Central Florida
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