FIlesystem switch to readonly ...

Lea Gris lea.gris at
Thu May 10 15:51:06 UTC 2007

Francesco Bolzoni a écrit :
> It's a couple o day that on my ubuntu (7.04) happens this: after i plug
> a USB memory device (usually external NTFS HardDrive, but also FAT usb
> memory stick) all the filesystem become READONLY. No way to get it back
> to RW. Also /home become readonly.
> I use NTFS-3G for RW NTFS filesystem.
> Any ideas or suggestion ?

The affected filesystem went readonly because the need fixing due to 
pending cached operation not commited because removable device was 
unplugged unsafely before the operation ended

Fixing filesystems, require Windows for NTFS and FAT32, and fsck for EXT 

Next time. Either right click eject the device on your gnome desktop and 
wait until it tells you it can be removed safely before doing so.

or on console:

umount /media/removabledevicename

for not bothering it next time. Create fstab entries with the sync 
option for these devices.

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