unable to delete corrupted files?

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unable to delete corrupted files?

Postby jazzman on Thu Jul 26, 2012 7:55 pm

Hi folks,

this is the issue: there is no way to erase some files and directories from my MP3 Player. I am the user owner of the files but I cannot delete them (with rm, rmdir or wipe commands); cannot change permissions either... (even though this will not solve the problem). This is me return message when "wipe" used:

Okay to WIPE 1 regular file ? (Yes/No) yes
14. Keep It Greaseyddddd.mp3: open error: Read-only file system
Operation finished.
0 files wiped and 0 special files ignored in 0 directories, 0 symlinks removed but not followed, 1 error occured.


I will to delete them on an Windows XP, unsuccessfully. Any idea will be appreciated.

Thanks.
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Re: unable to delete corrupted files?

Postby Reorx on Fri Jul 27, 2012 12:05 am

At a windohs command prompt type
Code: Select all
chkdsk X: /f
and replace X with the drive letter of the device. This should repair the disk errors. Then try deleting the files you are looking to get rid of...

Good luck...
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Re: unable to delete corrupted files?

Postby jazzman on Fri Jul 27, 2012 6:19 am

Reorx wrote:At a windohs command prompt type
Code: Select all
chkdsk X: /f
and replace X with the drive letter of the device. This should repair the disk errors. Then try deleting the files you are looking to get rid of...

Good luck...


finally I decided to format the device memory (that was risky and uncertain about the result...). Fortunately, after placing the firmware file, it booted properly and. This is not the right way to do it and I don't know what will I do if it happens again, but... for now the MP3 player is working again.

Thanks for your suggestion.
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Re: unable to delete corrupted files?

Postby windtalker on Sat Jul 28, 2012 4:07 pm

If it does happen again, try sudo rm -r name-of-file
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