I have an issue with Ubuntu 11.10 automounting USB HDDs where the permissions for all files on the mounted volume are set to -rw-r--r-- and I can't change them with chmod.
I don't have the same issue automounting under Mint, all permissions come up as -rwxr-xr-x
which is what I want.
running mount -l from the terminal reveals that the only difference between the Ubuntu and Mint USB HDD mounts is showexec
So I think this is where the issue lies. I have no idea how to modify what Ubuntu does when automounting USB drives, but if I could somehow get it to include the
showexec command line option then maybe this would fix the problem?
Possibly a modification to /etc/fstab?
Any pointers gratefully received.