unable to write to usb mp3 player - how to change permissions for a device

Tez binary_y2k2 at blueyonder.co.uk
Sun Sep 24 20:46:03 UTC 2006

Fun Kid wrote:
> Tez,
> Thank you for the quick response.  But following the instructions did
> not quiet work out for me.  I did not have any problems mounting the rio
> using the 'pmount' command.  But when I tried to copy a file from my
> hard disk to my rio, using Krusader, I got the message 'Could not write
> to /media/rio/Heaven.wma.  What gives?
> Thanks. Funkid

Sorry I haven't had a chance to reply sooner, I was away.

When you mount the device, with pmount, check that the directory it's
mounted to (/media/rio) is owned by you.
"ls -ld /media/rio"

If it is, and the permissions are so youj can write to it, then it may
be something to do with Krusader.


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