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Can't Write to USB Devices...
When I attempt to remove a file on my USB key, I get the error:
rm: cannot remove `adblock.txt': Read-only file system
I'm doing this through the terminal as root (thus I should have write permissions), and it still won't work. I also modprobed for the sd_mod module (something about writing to SCSI drives), which worked, but I still can't write to the key.
My dmesg identifies the device as:
Vendor: LEXAR Model: DIGITAL FILM Rev: /W1.
Type: Direct-Access ANSI SCSI revision: 02
If anyone has any suggestions for getting this to work, I'd be grateful.
do you have rw set in the fstab line for the key?
for mounting/unmounting etc flash devices look here http://www.linuxforums.org/tutorials...ial-26510.html
you could also try resetting the permissions with chmod 700, or chmod 770.
hope this helps
Alright, the problem was that instead of "rw", I had "ro" set in the fstab line. I changed that, and it's fixed. Thanks.