[SATLUG] Strange issue

Borries Demeler demeler at biochem.uthscsa.edu
Sun Oct 5 20:27:19 CDT 2008


Have you tried to reformat the drive? After formatting, mount the drive
and make sure it has the expected capacity using 'df'. You may want to
put a partition table on to the drive and then format.  Tell us what
'df' reports. You may also want to copy a bunch of smaller files onto the
drive and see if the problem is reproducible. Could it be that one of the 
files exceeds the 2GB storage? (that would have to be one very long song!)

-b.


> 
> The  pertinent info: OpenSUSE 11, KDE 3.5.x
> 
> I'm trying to put music on a 2GB Crucial thumbdrive, and it's giving me a
> problem... I was able to copy files over with no problem until it got to
> about 35% full. Now every time I try to copy a file, I get the error "Could
> not write to /media/Crucial/filename.mp3"
> 
> The ownership of /media/Crucial is set to my username and the root group
> (yes, my username is in the root group) and I can't change the group as
> root. I've even tried firing up Krusader in root mode, and I still can't
> write any more files to the drive.
> 
> Any ideas?
> 
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