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i have a vfta partition mounted on /mnt/mydir
When i try to dlete a file on this partition , i get a strange message from rm
unable to delete file ...read only filesystem ..
Yet , the permission on this file enable me to delete it .. i am the owner ...in fact in this directory ..i can't even rename a file
An idea ..? Thanks for help
Thanks for your help
MOre Details .
I have made a mistake in my previous message : it's a vfat filesystem
How can i see if the partition is mounted with ro ...? the file /etc/fstab hasn't changed ...
Just look for the line where it states your partition mounted on /mnt/mydir, as you say. You should find some parameters after the "mounted on" section. "ro" is read-only and no permission is going to change that. If you find "rw" the partition is read-write, and the problem is elsewhere.
When i use mount command , the partition /dev/hdb.. on /mnt/mydir is mounted in rw mode ..
Yet i can't for example delete an image file on /mnt/mydir ...
Rm tells me : unable to remove file ..read only filesystem