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Old 02-18-2006, 07:24 PM   #1
yinglcs
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'Read-only file system' when untar a tar.bz2 file


I am trying to untar a 'tar.bz2' by this 'tar -xvjf firefox-1.5-source.tar.bz2'.

But it said 'Read-only file system'.

Can you please tell me how can I fix it? I check from the System monitor, it has disk space and I am using 'ext3' file extension.

Thank you.


[scheung@localhost data]$ tar -xvjf firefox-1.5-source.tar.bz2
mozilla/
tar: mozilla: Cannot mkdir: Read-only file system
mozilla/CVS/
tar: mozilla/CVS: Cannot mkdir: No such file or directory
mozilla/CVS/Root
tar: mozilla/CVS/Root: Cannot open: No such file or directory
mozilla/CVS/Repository
tar: mozilla/CVS/Repository: Cannot open: No such file or directory
mozilla/CVS/Entries
tar: mozilla/CVS/Entries: Cannot open: No such file or directory
mozilla/CVS/Entries.Static
tar: mozilla/CVS/Entries.Static: Cannot open: No such file or directory
mozilla/CVS/Tag
 
Old 02-18-2006, 09:12 PM   #2
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What is the output of mount? Does it in fact show ro for the file system? If so, it doesn't matter if there is space or not, it'll need to be remounted as rw.
 
  


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