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Old 09-08-2010, 04:44 AM   #1
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When mounting an IOMega e-go USB external drive, it mounts read-only


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I attached an IOMega e-go portable USB hard drive to my debian Linux system. Automounted fine and I thought great. But unfortunately, it will only mount read-only and I cannot change permissions to allow write access. Is there a compatibility problem or simply need to edit fstab or somethng??

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Old 09-08-2010, 10:28 PM   #2
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Is it an NTFS partition? Odds are, it is. What is the output of the "mount" command run as root after it has auto-mounted?
 
Old 09-09-2010, 02:15 PM   #3
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Yes,it is an NTSF drive and the relavent output from mount is:
/dev/sda1on /media/Iomega_HDD type ntfs (rw,noexec,nosuid,nodev,uid=1000,gid=1000,umak=077,iochrset=utf8)
 
  


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