[oclug] Lexar Secure problem
rjordan at numb.ca
Tue Mar 1 14:34:28 EST 2005
It would seem M&D Hickson, on Tue, Mar 01, 2005 at 01:42:58PM -0500, wrote:
> I've recently received a 1GB USB Lexar JumpDrive Secure and have run
> into a little problem - it won't let me write to it from a Linux
> machine. No problem when it was tested on that other OS.
> after mounting - mount shows:
> /dev/sda1 on /mnt/other type vfat (rw)
> and /etc/mtab shows:
> /dev/sda1 /mnt/other vfat rw 0 0
> ...so I would have assumed it was read/write - at least on the 'public
> area' if not the 'secure area' but no-o-o and it won't even let me
> change permissions when running as root on Linux.
What permissions are you trying to change? As the filesys appears to
be fat, the normal unix permissions aren't actually supported on this
filesys, and are probably only "emulated".
Have you just tried writing a file?
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