Don't Have Write Permission on Removeable Volumes

Bernhard Breinbauer infopipe at
Sat Feb 3 14:58:18 UTC 2007


On Saturday 03 February 2007 wrote Matt Endebrock:
> Hello all,
> 	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?

Maybe some of the following infos can help us solve the problem:

What output does mount generate when the device is mounted?
What are the last lines the command dmesg produces, after plugging in?
What are the permissions of the directories in /media?

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