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Subject: Re: read-only under linux
From: Daniel Stenberg (daniel_at_haxx.se)
Date: 2003-06-10


On Tue, 10 Jun 2003, bill slaybaugh wrote:

> A command line error indicated that the file system is read-only.

[snip]

> I would think another linux user has experienced this.

Oh yes we have.

It usually happens because the FAT32-driver finds a problem with the
filesystem and then disables writing to it, to prevent it from getting
destroyed.

See your /var/log/messages or similar to verify if this is the case.

-- 
 Daniel Stenberg -- http://rockbox.haxx.se/ -- http://daniel.haxx.se/



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