usb stick files read only
On 07/14/12 00:10, Walter Dnes wrote:
On Fri, Jul 13, 2012 at 07:17:14PM -0600, Joseph wrote
How to deal with it?
I the past changing the ownership always worked from root.
If the mount process detects a problem, it'll set the filesystem as
readonly. You'll have to back up the data from the stick, repartition
and reformat the stick, and then restore the data. There's no guarantee
that the data will be 100% correct.
Try the following...
open a terminal; su to root; execute the command...
tail -f /var/log/messages
insert the USB stick. Do you see any mention of filesystem panic in the
Walter Dnes <firstname.lastname@example.org>
It could be that the USB reader problem, it was giving me problem for some time and not fall apart :-/
Will get a new one tomorrow and try it.