On Sunday, 28 November 2021 13:30:44 GMT Terry Coles wrote:
> pi@minster-music:~ $ sudo mount /dev/sda1 /media/usb/ -o uid=pi,gid=pi
> mount: /media/usb: wrong fs type, bad option, bad superblock on /dev/sda1,
> missing codepage or helper program, or other error.
> As you can see, the Pi doesn't like this.

Someone on the Raspberry Pi Forums said:

uid= and gid= are not valid mount options for ext2. ext2 (like ext4 which I'd 
use) has full, native support for linux owner, group, and permissions so you 
cannont change them at mount time via mount options.

*  Use the PC to reformat to ext4  (I did ext2)
*  Mount the partition on the PC
*  sudo chmod 777 /path/to/mountpoint

so permissions on it are fully open to all users.  Unmount and unplug it.  
Connect it to the Pi and Mount with:

*sudo mount /dev/sda1 /media/usb/

That worked.  :-)

Thanks to all who offered suggestions.


                Terry Coles

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