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Old 12-06-2007, 05:16 PM   #1
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cannot delete file, Read-Only filesystem


i have a file a.txt i created on a external hdd. I wanted to delete it, but it complained that it is the "Read-Only filesystem",

So I tried "chomod 755 a.txt", it still complained the same thing.
I don't understand that i created the file, but cannot monify it?

is it has to do something with the external hhd has a ext_3 filesystem?
 
Old 12-06-2007, 05:18 PM   #2
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Maybe you mounted the filesystem read only. Try remounting it read-write.
 
Old 12-06-2007, 05:22 PM   #3
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works

got it. it is because i forgot to include the filesystem
tried $mount -t ext3, then everything just works.
 
  


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