mounting usb rw

Karl Larsen k5di at zianet.com
Thu Jun 19 15:00:43 UTC 2008


jack wallen wrote:
> i have googled and googled until my eyes are strained...i have a memorex 
> usb mp3 player that mounts just fine in 7.10. only problem is i can only 
> get it to mount ro. i have tried everything and can not get it to mount 
> rw.  my entry in fstab is:
>
> /dev/sdb1       /media/mp3      auto    rw,user,noauto          0 0
>
> when it mounts it mounts with the following permissions:
>
> drwxr-xr-x   2 jlwallen jlwallen 16384 2008-06-19 08:37 mp3
>
> dmesg gives mes:
>
> [52406.012241] usb 1-7: new full speed USB device using ohci_hcd and 
> address 8
> [52406.227994] usb 1-7: configuration #1 chosen from 1 choice
> [52406.234006] scsi7 : SCSI emulation for USB Mass Storage devices
> [52406.234064] usb-storage: device found at 8
> [52406.234067] usb-storage: waiting for device to settle before scanning
> [52411.231268] usb-storage: device scan complete
> [52411.242269] scsi 7:0:0:0: Direct-Access     Memorex  MMP8565          
> 0100 PQ: 0 ANSI: 4
> [52411.253738] sd 7:0:0:0: [sdb] 510464 2048-byte hardware sectors (1045 MB)
> [52411.260249] sd 7:0:0:0: [sdb] Write Protect is off
> [52411.260255] sd 7:0:0:0: [sdb] Mode Sense: 3e 00 00 00
> [52411.260258] sd 7:0:0:0: [sdb] Assuming drive cache: write through
> [52411.279227] sd 7:0:0:0: [sdb] 510464 2048-byte hardware sectors (1045 MB)
> [52411.286229] sd 7:0:0:0: [sdb] Write Protect is off
> [52411.286235] sd 7:0:0:0: [sdb] Mode Sense: 3e 00 00 00
> [52411.286238] sd 7:0:0:0: [sdb] Assuming drive cache: write through
> [52411.286242]  sdb: sdb1
> [52411.300287] sd 7:0:0:0: [sdb] Attached SCSI removable disk
> [52411.300335] sd 7:0:0:0: Attached scsi generic sg1 type 0
>
>
> any ideas?
>
> thank you so much.
>
>   
    Try taking the line for your mp3 player out of /etc/fstab and then 
see if it doesn't mount rw.

Karl


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