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Re: USB drive mounted Read-only; what to do ?

On Fri, 19 Dec 2014 10:15:32 +0000
Brian <ad44@cityscape.co.uk> wrote:

> > I plug in a USB pen drive, and launch dd  to copy an iso image.
> > # dd bs=4M if=debian-live-7.6.0-amd64-rescue.iso of=/dev/sdi && sync
> > dd: opening `/dev/sdi': Read-only file system
> It contains am ISO9660 file system which, by design, is read-only.

No, when I launch dd it contains a FAT32 file system.
> > Is there a way to force it to mount read-write ?
> Nothing is mounted during the reading and writing process.

Then why does dd complain, and refuse to run ?
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