samba & file ownerships

Gerald Carter cartegw at Eng.Auburn.EDU
Sat Jun 5 12:27:22 GMT 1999

Stephen L Arnold wrote:
> > Is it at all possible to mount a FAT16/32 filesystem and use
> > file ownerships on it? I expect not, but figured I should ask the
> > question to find out for sure.
> Isn't that what the umsdos filesystem is for?  Probably only works
> with fat16 though.

No.  There are no file permissions on FAT.

                            Gerald ( Jerry ) Carter	
Engineering Network Services                           Auburn University 
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