[Novalug] enable usb writes
greg at pryzby.org
Tue Dec 11 11:23:41 EST 2007
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Is there a phsyical toggle on the device to write-protect?
I assume you are doing this as root, correct? I also assume that
/dev/sda is writable (ls -l /dev/sda)?
w/o reading the doc, is grub a possibility? Just because...
Miguel Gonzalez Castaños wrote:
> Hi all,
> I'm trying to run Debian on a USB flash drive, I'm following these
> and I'm using the live.debian.net images. I formatted the drive to
> FAT16 and then I have tried to run the install-mbr or the lilo on
> /dev/sda (the partition is /dev/sda1). However install-mbr doesn't give
> any message, lilo gives me an error:
> Fatal: creat /boot/boot.0800: Read-only file system
> The tutorial talks about activating write protection, however I've
> googled and I haven't found how to enable write protection in usb flash
> Any idea?
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