Mac os x rm read-only file system


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  2. Even root can't delete this file...
  3. macos - How to write to a Mac OSX read-only filesystem? - Super User
  4. Write files to Linux drives on your Mac

Plug the usb to windows 8 or 7, click "repair external drive", go back to linux. Hope this helps someone. Lekensteyn Lekensteyn k 51 51 gold badges silver badges bronze badges. No, no whitespaces. I, er, wound up doing it in Windows.

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Otherwise you could try to wipe it and repurpose it. The wipefs command can be used on a partition to ensure that no filesystem is recognized. See man wipefs part of util-linux. JoshuaSalazar how did you mount it?


Even root can't delete this file...

Perhaps you could create a new question and include such details, this comment section is getting a bit too large. Braiam The upshot is, I'm now able to read and write to the drive again. I don't know if I just got lucky this time or not. But it is working again. Zanna Ned Ned 51 1 1 bronze badge.

Tejesh Raut Tejesh Raut 2 2 silver badges 10 10 bronze badges. In case it is a fixed drive and not a removable drive, you can add the entry permanently. Amal Murali 6 6 silver badges 18 18 bronze badges. Tarun Tarun 11 1 1 bronze badge. Now you can write file to the partition on Linux again.

macos - How to write to a Mac OSX read-only filesystem? - Super User

Hope this will help. Featured on Meta. Congratulations to our 29 oldest beta sites - They're now no longer beta! Unicorn Meta Zoo 7: Interview with Nicolas. If you plan to do this a lot, next time create a sparse image as these are writable. Sign up to join this community. The best answers are voted up and rise to the top. Home Questions Tags Users Unanswered.

How to write to a Mac OSX read-only filesystem? Ask Question. Asked 9 years, 2 months ago. Active 4 years, 11 months ago. Viewed 35k times. You could use Disk Utility or hdiutil imageinfo filename. Then you could use Disk Utility or something like hdiutil convert filename.

Spiff Spiff Brian - I use an encrypted UDSP routinely for storing sensitive information on my laptop passwords, bank info, etc.

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Hey this helped alot, thanks! I found a super easy way to do this, take a look at my answer. Would love to hear your thoughts.

Write files to Linux drives on your Mac

Felker Sep 2 '14 at MaxFelker Glad my suggestion of using a shadow file helped you. Thanks for spelling out one good way of doing it.

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