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Re: [linux-lvm] lvm ownership of special access node

On Sat, May 02, 2009 at 02:00:20PM -0300, sebastian muniz wrote:
> Hello list.
> First post. Sorry  if this has already been discussed. I have search a  
> while with no luck.
> I need to mount a home directory for a user from a lvolume.
> For instance, I created
>  ACTIVE            '/dev/vg1/sebahome' [5.00 GB] inherit
> and need it mounted on /home/seba
> However, when I mount it on /home/seba permissions get root:root
> orion:~# ls -ld /home/seba
> drwxr-xr-x 4 root root 4096 2009-05-02 02:34 /home/seba
> I think that
> seba orion:~$ ls -la /dev/vg1/sebahome
> lrwxrwxrwx 1 root root 24 2009-05-02 04:25 /dev/vg1/sebahome ->  
> /dev/mapper/vg1-sebahome
> seba orion:~$ ls -la /dev/mapper/vg1-sebahome
> brw-rw---- 1 root disk 254, 3 2009-05-02 04:25 /dev/mapper/vg1-sebahome
> is the reason.
> Is there any way to create the special access node with other owner:group
> like the
> vxassist --user --group in veritas?
> Or is there any mount option I am now aware of?

mount /dev/vg1/sebahome /home/seba
chown owner:group /home/seba

should do the trick ;-)

once a file system gets mounted,
the ownership of its "/" overrides the ownership of the mount point.


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