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Mounting Second Hard Drive in Ubuntu 11.10

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http://askubuntu.com – I've been trying to mount a second hard drive into Ubuntu. I've been following this guide and a few others that are essentially the same. Everything's going fine until I try to add a file or folder to the mounted drive - I'm then getting permissions errors. The guides I've looked at seem to suggest you only need the correct permissions for the folder you're mounting into (/mnt/sdb) in my case. When the HD isn't mounted to the folder I'm able to write to it, however as soon as I mount to the folder I get an access denied error. I've tried formating the disk as FAT32 and ext3 (FAT32 would be (HowTos)