USB memory sticks get mounted as read only
p3nndrag0n at gmail.com
Wed Nov 28 23:41:00 UTC 2007
On Thursday 29 November 2007 09:30:29 Dotan Cohen wrote:
> On 29/11/2007, Brian Astill <bastill at adam.com.au> wrote:
> > On Wed, 28 Nov 2007 10:44:52 pm Dotan Cohen wrote:
> > > Some USB memory sticks get mounted as read only. Why? How to
> > > fix this: 1) So it won't happen again?
> > > 2) So that I can write to disks that get mounted this way?
> > On my AMD64 Gutsy the effect is intermittent.
> > I could not get my stick recognised at all. Then it was seen,
> > but read-only and I couldn't even copy from it.
> > Yesterday I tried my USB hard drive with success and later the
> > stick was OK. Still OK today. Go figure.
> That mimicks my machine's behaviour as well, under Feisty.
> Dotan Cohen
> A: Because it messes up the order in which people normally read text.
> Q: Why is top-posting such a bad thing?
Maybe once it's mounted right click on it's icon and check the ownership and
permissions. Likely this is the issue. You may have to change them as super
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