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Old 05-11-2009, 07:47 AM   #1
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mount partition read-write??

Hi all

Utter newbie. Just managed to do a full install of puppy to an old desktop. Trying to do likewise to an old laptop, BUT,...even though at an early stage in the universall installer procces, i've seen dev/sda1 is read - write, i get to a point... 'The partition is mounted read-only, either unmount it or mopunt it read-write' How do i do the latter??
Old 05-11-2009, 11:39 AM   #2
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If you man mount, you will find...
-w     Mount the file system read/write. This is the default. A synonym is -o rw.
I would suggest looking at /etc/fstab as well, to see if you have that partition set to read/write when it's mounted on boot up.


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