[SATLUG] Strange issue

Ed Coates edcoates at gmail.com
Mon Oct 6 11:28:21 CDT 2008

On Sun, Oct 5, 2008 at 8:05 PM, Justin Burdette
<justin.burdette at gmail.com> wrote:
> 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?
Many of the thumbdrives have a security switch/tab on them so that you
can protect them from being deleted or overwritten.  Have you checked
to see if yours has been turned on to make it unwritable?


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