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    Found this while trying to change permissions on a file using chmod.

    So the commonly accepted fix seems to be, to dismount /usr and run fsck, then mount it again. However, since my Linux knowledge is a bit limited, i hope someone here would be able to address some of my questions and assumptions before i actually do anything

    If i memboot a Pre+ and Novaterm in, would the system volumes and the disk utilities like fsck be readily available? Is there anything special for me to keep in mind?
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    Quote Originally Posted by Remy X View Post
    Found this while trying to change permissions on a file using chmod.

    So the commonly accepted fix seems to be, to dismount /usr and run fsck, then mount it again. However, since my Linux knowledge is a bit limited, i hope someone here would be able to address some of my questions and assumptions before i actually do anything

    If i memboot a Pre+ and Novaterm in, would the system volumes and the disk utilities like fsck be readily available? Is there anything special for me to keep in mind?
    Well assume you mount -o remount,rw / and it is still read only?

    By default root is read only, however one can change it read/write...

    If you have a /usr read only sometimes a fsck will fix, the best I have done if via uimage mounts like doctors...
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    Quote Originally Posted by John Steffes View Post
    Well assume you mount -o remount,rw / and it is still read only?

    By default root is read only, however one can change it read/write...

    If you have a /usr read only sometimes a fsck will fix, the best I have done if via uimage mounts like doctors...
    Thank you.

    I just watched in amazement how everyone (even non-technical users), were able to edit the YouTube app scripts in Internalz, while i had patch in all of the new changes, no matter how minor. A quick google showed that most of the time, /usr becomes read-only as a result of a disk write error that fsck should be able to fix.

    I guess i could borrow my mom's Pre+ and see what the default settings are...

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