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Re: usb only mounted read-only?



On 1/11/06, Paul Dickson <paul permanentmail com> wrote:
> You might consider running fsck.vfat on it.  In your other message you
> mention you can read this in Windows.  Backup the contents to that
> machine.  Then insert the usbstick in linux, umount it, do a fsck.vfat on
> that volume.

I think i can consistently cause the vfat mounting to freakout if i
ever attempt to overfill my usb flash drive while using it under
windows and then trying to mount it under linux.   I basically have to
reformat the vfat filesystem on the little bugger to have it behave
correctly again.

-jef


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