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SubjectRe: [Problem] 2.6.8-rc3: usb-storage devices are read-only (NOT related to iocharset)
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On Sunday 08 of August 2004 21:57, R. J. Wysocki wrote:
> Hi list,
>
> On 2.6.8-rc3 and 2.6.8-rc2-mm2 I get:
>
> chimera:~ # mount -t vfat -o iocharset=iso8859-2 /dev/sdd1 /media/pendrive
> chimera:~ # mount
> [snip]
> /dev/sdd1 on /media/pendrive type vfat (rw,iocharset=iso8859-2)
> chimera:~ # mkdir /media/pendrive/test
> mkdir: cannot create directory `/media/pendrive/test': Read-only file
> system chimera:~ # umount /media/pendrive
> chimera:~ # mount -t vfat -o codepage=437 /dev/sdd1 /media/pendrive
> chimera:~ # mount
> [snip]
> /dev/sdd1 on /media/pendrive type vfat (rw,codepage=437)
> chimera:~ # mkdir /media/pendrive/test
> mkdir: cannot create directory `/media/pendrive/test': Read-only file
> system
>
> The system is SuSE 9.1/AMD64 (with updates), the kernel config and hardware
> data are attached.

Oh, I see that floppies are affected in the same way, so possibly it is a
problem of the vfat module vs mount. If I am right, can you please tell me
what to do to mount these things rw anyway?

Yours,
rjw

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