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I try to backup some files to my external NTFS usb harddrive. It says "The destination disk is read-only". But if I go ahead chmod u+w it says,"Read-only file system".
So, any solution for this?
Originally posted by wölf i tried the same thing some time ago,
and i noticed that you can't create new files on a NTFS-system.
You can just overwrite (and the size may not be bigger).
i don't know anymore than that
Can't you format the drive to FAT32?
Actually, you can write files into a NTFS partition.
One option is to recompile the kernel, and enable experimental write support through there, which is a bit dangerous and not recommended.