Re: USB drive mounted Read-only; what to do ?
On Monday 22 December 2014 10:29:51 Tixy wrote:
> On Sun, 2014-12-21 at 16:46 -0300, Renaud OLGIATI wrote:
> > On Sun, 21 Dec 2014 19:30:39 +0000
> > Brian <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> > > > Only fly in the ointment is that gparted still complains that:
> > > > Unable to open /dev/sdi read-write (Read-only file system). /dev/sdi
> > > > has been opened read-only.
> > >
> > > Hve you not yet come to terms with the fact that your USB stick has
> > > cocked its toes up?
> > I still doubt that, given I can read the contents.
> It's my experience that SD cards and USB flash drives eventually go
> read-only, presumably when there are no spare working flash blocks left
> to replace those that have worn out. Some cheap ones I've had have only
> lasted a mater of months, other are going strong after many years.
Renaud has the only 100% reliable USB stick ever manufactured. ;-)