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How do I add a mountable harddisk?

asked 2012-02-07 16:30:31 -0500

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updated 2015-04-11 23:57:38 -0500

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I want do add a new harddisk to the system, with ordinary users having read/write-access to it. The disk should not be mounted during the boot process but on demand. I tried to add

UUID-{blkid-output} /home/[username]/data  ext4 defaults,noauto,rw,users 0 0

to /etc/fstab. As a result I was able to mount the disk, but I didn't get read/write-access to it. What did I wrong?

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answered 2012-02-07 20:50:37 -0500

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That folder has permission of the user?

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answered 2012-02-08 07:25:18 -0500

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No, I created the directory as root... A chown [username]:[username] did the job. Thanx!

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