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Re: User rw Permissions on New Hard Drive

On 03/01/2019 01:56 PM, David Wright wrote:
On Fri 01 Mar 2019 at 08:46:30 (-0500), Stephen P. Molnar wrote:
I am sure that you will castigate men for two things:

1.  Top posting
2.  Not replying to debian-users

However, I wanted to keep my reply private
in the hope of not starting a flame war.

Please see my further comment below.

Thanks for your reply. i think that we are on the same page, now.

I would ask your indulgence for one more request.

Here is my durectiry stucture:

sda      8:0    0 465.8G  0 disk
├─sda1   8:1    0 457.9G  0 part /
├─sda2   8:2    0     1K  0 part
└─sda5   8:5    0   7.9G  0 part [SWAP]
sdb      8:16   0   1.8T  0 disk
├─sdb1 8:17 0 1.8T 0 part /media/comp/900b5f0b-4f3d-4a64-8c91-29aee4c6fd07
├─sdb2   8:18   0     1K  0 part
└─sdb5   8:21   0   7.9G  0 part
sdc      8:32   0 465.8G  0 disk
└─sdc1 8:33 0 465.8G 0 part /media/comp/1f363165-2c59-4236-850d-36d1e807099e
sr0     11:0    1  1024M  0 rom

Here is what I have asteh installed fstab:

# /etc/fstab: static file system information.
# Use 'blkid' to print the universally unique identifier for a
# device; this may be used with UUID= as a more robust way to name devices
# that works even if disks are added and removed. See fstab(5).
# <file system> <mount point>   <type> <options>       <dump>  <pass>
# / was on /dev/sda1 during installation
UUID=4dc278b7-1792-4e89-b67e-a517fce97d19 / ext4 errors=remount-ro 0 1
# swap was on /dev/sda5 during installation
UUID=acfb9d26-69c6-4489-88fc-12f5c50bda97 none swap sw 0 0
/dev/sr0        /media/cdrom0   udf,iso9660 user,noauto     0 0

Here is wwhat I'm proposing:

/dev/hda1 / ext4 defaults 0 1
/dev/hda5 none swap sw 0 0
/dev/hdb1 /hdb1 ext4 defaults 0 0
/dev/hdc1 /hdc1 ext4 defaults 0 0

There are two key questions:

    1.  Will the boot proceed to completion?
    2.  Will users have read/write permission?

Finally, if the answer(s), to either or both, is/are 'no' - what should the fstab entries be in order to allow users to Read/Write?

This is rather critical for my continuing good health. If I crash the system and have to reinstall the OS my wife is going to be greatly displeased. I would like to avoid this fate.

Thanks in advance.



Stephen P. Molnar, Ph.D.
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