usb disk gone read only!!

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usb disk gone read only!!

Postby virtualandi on Sat Jul 07, 2007 9:04 am

hi people. Im running cassandra & ive developed a prob with my 2gb usb mem stick. it worked fine 4 ages, now it has gone 'read only'. i cant seem 2 do anythin with it. Can somebody tell me how 2 change this? Ive tried altering permissions but it just says it cant 'cos its read only.
What hav i done!!!?

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Postby scorp123 on Sat Jul 07, 2007 9:30 am

Can you give us a directory listing so we can see who the user is and what permissions are set? e.g. type this into a terminal:
ls -al /media/where/USBstick/is/mounted
... then paste the result here.

Also: can you please the output of this command: mount (without parameters).

And then this one: df -ah

That should help to analyse the problem...
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