USB flash drive become read-only

Jayson Rowe jayson.rowe at
Mon Nov 12 01:15:20 UTC 2007

Good Evening Simon,
What file system is the Flash Drive formatted with? Also, are you only 
unable to access the drive on your Fedora systems, or have the symptoms 
carried over to your Windows boxes as well?


On Mon, 12 Nov 2007, Simon Slater wrote:

> G'day all,
 	A quick question about a USB stick that is used between FC6, F7 and
Win98 boxes. In the last week it has become read-only.  I can't change
permissions as root.  Any file or directory on it that is selected also
is tagged with a lock icon and is read-only.  How can it be changed to


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