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



2014-12-19 11:55 GMT+01:00 Renaud  OLGIATI <renaud@olgiati-in-paraguay.org>:
> On Fri, 19 Dec 2014 11:42:44 +0100
> Stephan Seitz <stse+debian@fsing.rootsland.net> 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

Frederic


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