[lug] Linux FileServer Problems
deckm at cleansoft.com
Tue Nov 16 22:49:06 MST 1999
We're making some progress. With the incantations you both recommended, I
can mount the dos drives RW at boot time and write to *some* of them. In
particular, I can write to FAT16 drives. But one of my drives has an fdisk
that looks like this:
Disk /dev/hdd: 255 heads, 63 sectors, 790 cylinders
Units = cylinders of 16065 * 512 bytes
Device Boot Start End Blocks Id System
/dev/hdd1 2 789 6329610 5 Extended
/dev/hdd5 2 374 2996091 b Win95 FAT32
/dev/hdd6 375 716 2747083+ b Win95 FAT32
/dev/hdd7 717 789 586341 b Win95 FAT32
When I do a df on this drive, I see that it supposedly has no space
available. When I try to write to it from windows, it's the BSOD with "no
space on network drive". And when I shutdown/reboot, it gives me some
message about a bad FSINFO before it wipes the screen.
I'm pretty close to throwing $200 at this problem and buying a new HDD that
I can format as ext2fs and copy all this junk onto it. It's sucked up a
couple o' days already. But I'd really like to know if there is a solution!
At 08:46 AM 11/16/99 -0700, you wrote:
>I've got to agree. I've done this in the past, but my current system is all
>linux. However, the parameters I used were slightly different. Calvin is
>using the umask, I was using the mode. I also didn't put the
>"noexec,nodev,nosuid,noauto" lines in there. The difference between the
>mask and the mode is that the umask says which permissions bits will be
>cleared, while the mode says which permissions bits will be set.
>6 of one, half dozen of the other.
>And yes, that does work when I have my user account mount my floppy drive
>with a dos disk. User account can mount it, read it, write it, and unmount
>Keep us informed.
> > -----Original Message-----
> > From: Calvin Dodge [mailto:caldodge at fpcc.net]
> > Sent: Tuesday, November 16, 1999 8:19 AM
> > To: lug at lug.boulder.co.us
> > Subject: Re: [lug] Linux FileServer Problems
> > Sorry - word wrap made that look kinda funny. It should all
> > be on one line,
> > like:
> > /dev/hda1 /mnt/c vfat noexec,nodev,nosuid,noauto,umask=0 0 0
> > Calvin
> > --
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> > Downloading pictures of Sarah Michelle Gellar
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