permission denied for the new partition to non-root user

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permission denied for the new partition to non-root user

Postby mushtaq » Sat Apr 02, 2011 12:46 am

Asalamualikum,

i have created a new fixed disk partition via file system via fdisk / and formatted via mke2fs -j all works fine with root user able to write but non-root user gets permission denied

OS : RHEL 5

any help please


thanks in advance.

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Postby syedbilalmasaud » Sat Jun 04, 2011 1:11 am

please copy and past the output of mount command regarding that partition and have you double checked permissions for files ?
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Postby lambda » Mon Jun 06, 2011 11:44 pm

normal users cannot directly access hardware devices. that is why you have to be root to do that.
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