USB mounting question

Nils Kassube kassube at
Tue Feb 12 06:53:11 UTC 2008

Bart Silverstrim wrote:
> He is trying to mount a USB external drive.  It mounts (reiserfs), but
> only root can write to it, everyone else can just read.

In such a case I usually suggest to make a directory on the drive, owned 
by the user who wants to write to the drive. If all users should have 
write permission to the same files, make a directory which is world 


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