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Old 01-25-2010, 11:35 PM   #1
casualzone
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Cannot copy files to VFAT32 usb hard disk


I got an USB hard disk, which is formatted in VFAT32 in window.
I try to back up my file.tar to this hard disk. i got this error:
writing `/media/PD03/xxx.tar': Input/output error
and the mount point is disappeared by itself.

mount point: /dev/uba1

the file I tar as a root... i copy the file as a root user as well.

mount point info:
/dev/uba1 on /media/disk type vfat (rw,noexec,nosuid,nodev,shortname=winnt,uid=500)

Last edited by casualzone; 01-25-2010 at 11:45 PM.
 
Old 01-26-2010, 01:16 AM   #2
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Well, the device is /dev/uba1 and the mountpoint is /media/disk.
So why copy to /media/PD03 instead?
You rather want to clean out the mess: your / partition can be filled
up to the rim with a new folder "PD03" under the directory "/media",
containing parts of your tarfile and you may need to reboot afterwards.
 
Old 01-26-2010, 04:38 AM   #3
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Sorry. That was the previous case.

After formatting:

i got this error:
writing `/media/disk/xxx.tar': Input/output error
and the mount point is disappeared by itself.

mount point: /dev/uba1

the file I tar as a root... i copy the file as a root user as well.

mount point info:
/dev/uba1 on /media/disk type vfat (rw,noexec,nosuid,nodev,shortname=winnt,uid=500)

Last edited by casualzone; 01-26-2010 at 06:20 AM.
 
Old 01-26-2010, 04:52 AM   #4
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You should be writing to /media/disk because that is the mount point for /dev/uba1 i.e.

Code:
$ cp xxx.tar /media/disk

Last edited by uncle-c; 01-26-2010 at 04:54 AM.
 
  


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