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MrGecko 06-25-2007 04:22 PM

How do i mount my hdd with read and right
 
How do i mount my hard drive with read and right permission in kernel shell at startup it mounts it so i can read only
i want to do this so i can install some programs faster then if i have every thing loaded

MrGecko 06-25-2007 04:53 PM

i fell kinda crazy it says how to on the screen in the shell thingy
"mount -uw /"
i tried "mount -uw" now i saw the / and it worked

will that is how
thanks

Tyler Durden 03-22-2008 07:22 PM

I'm having the same issue. I've got a Seagate external drive that I have read only access to. A friend talked me through the Utilities/Terminal process of setting up the full read/write permission without success (inserting line of code with drive properties). Is there another way that I can go about doing this? Thanks.

John

AlyciaAnimation 03-22-2008 09:35 PM

Cmd-i on the selected hard drive. You should be able to change the permissions in the info box. I've never tried it on an external drive before, but I don't see why it wouldn't work.

Tyler Durden 03-22-2008 11:50 PM

You can change the permission of a drive that you've already got full access to in the info box. In this case, I effectively lack admin rights (this can't be changed in that menu with an external drive). I can read the drive and copy files from it, but not make alterations.

AlyciaAnimation 03-23-2008 12:01 AM

Oh i see. That makes sense. Sorry i couldn't help.

Tyler Durden 03-23-2008 12:04 AM

No problem...thanks for your input.http://i4.photobucket.com/albums/y11...milie/hoos.gif

iNick 03-23-2008 01:56 AM

write not right

rohan 03-23-2008 04:01 AM

tyler...do u not have admin access because someone else is the admin for your machine or because you normally log into a non admin account

if you have access to the admin account log into it & make the changes...

Tyler Durden 03-23-2008 10:53 AM

I have admin access. That's my standard login account. With this drive (NTFS formatted), it won't let me make that change.

Edit: My OS is 10.4.


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