mount_msdosfs gives read-only error

Ronald Klop ronald-freebsd8 at
Wed Aug 31 16:48:46 GMT 2005


I'm running 6.0-BETA3 and this is happening on all my floppies.

# fdformat /dev/fd0
fdformat: open(/dev/fd0): Read-only file system

# ls -l /dev/fd0
crw-rw-rw-  1 root  operator   14, 103 Aug 31 13:14 /dev/fd0

(It was chmod 660 first and I changed it to 666 without benefit.)

I'm running as root. The floppies are not made read-only. With 5.4 (same  
machine, a couple of weeks ago) it
still worked. I can't use dd to write something to any place on the  
floppy. And I tried it with 5 floppies already.

Any ideas?


  Ronald Klop
  Amsterdam, The Netherlands

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