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Re: [tlug] preserving permissions settings

On 21 Jun 2002 13:57:19 +0900
Charles Muller <> wrote:

> When I installed Red Hat, I set these windows folders to user
> permissions for both Group and Owner ("chuck") when I did the
> installation, but now I notice that they have reverted to root, and when
> I try to set them back to "chuck", I receive an "operation not permitted
> message" (I did this as SU). However, the user ownership that I applied
> to /mnt remains effective.
FAT doesn't support ownerships. You should specify the uid and gid (and maybe umask) in your fstab. 
See mount(8), and the "Mount options for fat" therin.


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