external storage mounted read-only

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streety
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external storage mounted read-only

Postby streety » Mon Aug 21, 2017 7:59 am

Hey there
I'm working on two machines, one of them has Mint 18.1 on it and works perfectly with my Rockboxed iPodClassic - the storage is automatically recognized and writeable.
On the second machine I'm working with ferenOS (which is based on MInt 18.2, 64bit). When I connect my iPod to the computer the music-folder appears on my desk, but I can't change anything - it's mounted "read only".
I already tried to change permissions or ownership, but it's always the same message: You can't do this, it's read only!

Does anyone have any ideas how to deal with this problem?

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Re: external storage mounted read-only

Postby catweazel » Mon Aug 21, 2017 8:02 am

Don't you think you should take it up with ferenOS?
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Re: external storage mounted read-only

Postby streety » Mon Aug 21, 2017 8:10 am

Hi catweazel

You might be right - but as my ferenOS is built on Mint18.2 I thought I might try to find a solution here as well.

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Re: external storage mounted read-only

Postby catweazel » Tue Aug 22, 2017 2:59 am

streety wrote:Hi catweazel

You might be right - but as my ferenOS is built on Mint18.2 I thought I might try to find a solution here as well.

Who knows what the feralOS people have done.
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