JFS access from Breezy

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Thu Jan 19 11:15:43 UTC 2006

Am Thu, 19. January 2006 10:44 schrieb paul marwick:
> :) I seem to keep hitting these problems with filesystems...
> I've just installed Breezy on my test machine. That machine has an
> existing OS/2 installtion on it, and has one large JFS partition. 

It is an JFS partition not an HPFS partition?
AFAIK OS/2 standard filesystem is HPFS, isn't it?

> The installer found the partition and added it to fstab as /media/hda18,
> which is automounted at boot. However, if I attempt to access it as a
> normal user, I get permission denied. From Nautilus I get a box saying
> it can't display the contents of the folder and from the command line I
> get 'premission denied' when I try to cd to it.
> This is the second time that I've been unable to access a partition
> automatically set up by the installer. What changes do I need to make
> to allow me to access the volume? I would also prefer to _not_ have it
> automount, since I'm not sure of complete compatability between the
> OS/2 and Linux version of JFS, so other than changing the fstab to
> 'noauto', what other changes would I need to make to allow me to both
> mount and access it?

Try to mount as an HPFS partition using the '-t hpfs' option



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