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I have i386 - Embedix linux

Iam not able to delete any files.

It says:
unable to remove 'xxx' read only file system

Please suggest. Iam not able to do add or remove files from this flash
file system even as root, other thing is its out of memory.


Re: File system read only
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You could try remounting the filesystem in RW mode.
mount -o remount,rw  /dev/root  /
or sonething similar

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Re: File system read only
just mount it in read/write mode:

issue the command

mount -n -o remount,rw /


Re: File system read only
Thanks both of you.

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