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Re: Cannot write to SD card



Tim wrote:
> On Thu, 2007-07-26 at 15:06 +0300, Dotan Cohen wrote:
>> The read-write switch on  the side of the card is set to write, and
>> I've never had trouble with it before. So I figured that I'll be smart
>> and man mount, in where I discovered the -w flag, but I get this
>> error:
>> [root localhost ~]# mount -w /media/disk
>> mount: /dev/sda1 already mounted or /media/disk busy
>> mount: according to mtab, /dev/sda1 is already mounted on /media/disk
>>
>> So I tried unmounting it, but the device seems to be busy:
>> [root localhost ~]# umount /media/disk
>> umount: /media/disk: device is busy
>> umount: /media/disk: device is busy 
> 
> Just to state the obvious:  Did you try to mount it (as writeable) while
> it was already mounted (as read only)?
> 
To mount it rw while it is already mounted, the remount option comes
in handy. Something like:

mount /media/disk -o rw,remount

or

mount /dev/sda1 /media/disk -o rw,remount

would probably do the job.

Mikkel
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