file movement

Kevin Krammer kevin.krammer at
Fri Oct 3 23:18:54 BST 2003

On Friday 03 October 2003 20:38, Michael Havens wrote:
> I want to move a file to another directory but when I do it responds
> that it cannot create the file named<?>. Now, I looked at the
> permissions of the directory of the file I want to and decided to make
> it 777 to make everything easy but it responded:
> 	'chmod: changing permissions of `sda6':
> 	'Read-only file system'
> SO I assume it cannot be read-only. How do I change that?

My guess is the filesystem is mounted read-only.
Check by typing mount in a shell and look if the mount for sda6 says (ro) 
or (rw)


Kevin Krammer <kevin.krammer at>
Developer at the Kmud Project
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