[gutsy] mount,unmount, new mount will mark disk as readonly

(=?windows-1252?q?=60=60-=5F-=B4=B4?=) -- Fernando ubuntu at bugabundo.net
Mon Aug 13 19:11:23 UTC 2007


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On Monday 13 August 2007 20:00:30 Paul S wrote:
> (``-_-´´) -- Fernando said the following on 08/12/2007 05:39 PM:
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> > I've experienced with two diferent external USB disks that if I mount
> > them, then umount/eject/unplug (select any) and the try to mount/plug it
> > again, it will be marked as Read-Only even thought mount says they are
> > RW. I've tried both the console commands (mount/remount/umount) and
> > Nautilus (mount/unmount/unplug)
> > Both disk were formated on vfat (FAT32).
>
> I have an ext3 formatted flash that I use.  The first time, it mounted
> ok, but I could not write to it.  Same problem as you.  I noticed that
> when I did 'ls -la /media' that it showed the directory was owned by
> root:root.  Even though the contents of  /media/disk/ was owned by me.
> So, I had to 'sudo chown -R paul: /media/disk' to be able to write to
> it.  Now, it always mounts as owner paul, and I can write to it.
>
> HTH
I even tried it with SU, so thats not it

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