Re: USB drive mounted Read-only; what to do ?
2014-12-19 11:55 GMT+01:00 Renaud OLGIATI <email@example.com>:
> On Fri, 19 Dec 2014 11:42:44 +0100
> Stephan Seitz <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
>> The output of dmesg may give more information.
> # dmesg
> [916394.028162] sd 30:0:0:0: [sdi] Write Protect is on
> The drive does not have a HW write-protection switch. Where does this Write Protect come from, how can one get rid of it ?
A google search reveals it is a common problem that should be fixed with
sudo hdparm -r0 /dev/sdi