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Old 07-30-2006, 01:10 PM   #1
nomb
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Help!!! External HD and Traveldrive sudddenly read only!!!


Two things...

First my external harddrive keeps saying it is read only and I can't do anything with it, not even as root... Second my traveldrive has been working great all the time and now it is telling me it is read only and I can't do anything with that as well... How can I fix this?

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Nomb

Last edited by nomb; 07-30-2006 at 06:23 PM.
 
Old 07-30-2006, 02:52 PM   #2
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Mounting read-only happens usually when filesystem is damaged. Unmount drive(s) in question and run filesystem check-repair utilities on it.
 
Old 07-30-2006, 04:42 PM   #3
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HINT!
In the future choose a better title, one which describes the nature of the thread. This helps to improve search, which helps others who encounter this issue in the future, and also gets more people to read your question when they would otherwise skip threads with "help" or "urgent" in the titles. In other words, help encourage others to help you.

Thanks!
 
Old 07-30-2006, 06:22 PM   #4
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Originally Posted by KimVette
HINT!
In the future choose a better title, one which describes the nature of the thread. This helps to improve search, which helps others who encounter this issue in the future, and also gets more people to read your question when they would otherwise skip threads with "help" or "urgent" in the titles. In other words, help encourage others to help you.

Thanks!
Lol so instead of giving me any help what so ever you criticize my subject... but ill keep that in mind next time.

Neither drives have and problems with them what-so-ever

Last edited by nomb; 07-30-2006 at 06:25 PM.
 
Old 07-30-2006, 08:27 PM   #5
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Lol so instead of giving me any help what so ever you criticize my subject... but ill keep that in mind next time.

Neither drives have and problems with them what-so-ever
1. I am helping you by helping you learn to use messageboards more effectively
2. Did you do what Emerson said? It appears you already have the first step to work on.
 
  


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