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  1. #1

    Read-only file system problem

    Hi everybody,
    I am using FC4
    I am getting the follwoing error while creating files in the whole system
    These are the Filesystem properties
    /dev/hda3 on / type ext3 (rw)

    These are the different errors I am getting
    1) bash]# touch 1
    touch: cannot touch `1': Read-only file system

    2)bash]# mount -o remount,rw /
    mount: block device /dev/hda3 is write-protected, mounting read-only

    Please help me out This is my live web server


  2. #2
    devices are mounted read only because the devices themselves are bad (or)
    due to insufficient permissions to mount them.
    try 'fsck' ing that drive
    and use the option 'user' while mounting

  3. #3
    Hi nature,

    Thanks for your reply,
    The problem has been rectified after rebooting the system.

    Thanks & Regrds,

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