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Old 02-17-2005, 11:49 PM   #1
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read only file system change

i am using mandrake day i downloaded one file from net.
when i try to copy that file in to floppy through konsole,i had a error....
the error file system, only file system..
how to change that writable file system....
may i clear my doubt about read only file system...
Old 02-18-2005, 02:02 AM   #2
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chmod 777 yourfile

Will make your file look like..

Old 02-18-2005, 02:36 PM   #3
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Re: read only file system change

Originally posted by navaladi
when i try to copy that file in to floppy through konsole,i had a error....
the error file system, only file system....
It sounds like the tab on the back of your floppy is flipped to read only. Flip the little tab so there is no hole, and try again.

If that's not the problem, then your floppy is getting mounted read only for some reason. Post back and I'll see what we can find (probably something weird in /etc/fstab).


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