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Old 04-07-2004, 05:48 PM   #1
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Error "Generic Error" While Deleting


Yes, I am in the root account. I get this error message when trying to simply delete a file from one of my mounted drives. The drive is hdb5, the first logical drive of an extended partition. I am confused because I figured that the root user could do anything.

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PS The file is a standard .jpg
 
Old 04-07-2004, 05:50 PM   #2
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Is the drive mounted r+w? even if you're root and the drive is mounted read only, you're still not allowed to delete from it.
 
Old 04-07-2004, 06:48 PM   #3
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Yeah man, the drive is actually a code 755.

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