Don't Have Write Permission on Removeable Volumes

Donn donn.ingle at
Sat Feb 3 14:16:02 UTC 2007

> 	I've recently lost write access to my removeable (USB) Hard Drives. The
> volume is detected and displays the mount dialog as before, but when I try
> to write to the volume, I get an error message stating that I don't have
> the necessary permissions. When I check permissions, I am shown as the
> volume owner and that I have read/write access. I also tried to create
> folder as root (kdesu konqueror -> Create New...Folder) but I get an error
> message. Any suggestions?
I would tell you to check /etc/fstab -- it may be mounted read only -- but 
these days USB just plain confuses me as it don't use fstab!

I'll watch for an answer cos I want to know too!


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