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How can I get write access?

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2007-10-07
2013-05-02
  • Heya,
    I'm wonderig how I can switch from R/O to R/W?
    I'm sorry for that silly question, but I have searched the wohle Forum and just found some commands and that it is possible to un/check some boxes, which I cannot find.

    Probably it is really a noobish question but hopefully someone can help me with that!

    Many regards and thanks alot for this driver!
    Ben

     
    • Question is not silly. I've installed Ext2FSManager in my hackintosh. I can read all my ext3 partitions but no write.

      How can I enable it?

       
    • Read/Write worked perfectly fine on Tiger 10.4.10, but is no longer working on Leopard 10.5

       
    • hm ok but how exacly can I enable write access?

       
    • Hi I think you will find what you are searching for in the system settings!
      There should be listed the driver manager...
      I hope this helps you!

       
    • Thomas Tanner
      Thomas Tanner
      2007-12-20

      if your filesystem has the dir_index flag enabled (modern Linux distros enable it)
      you'll probably find the following message in your system.log:
      ext2fs: dir_index feature detected - write support disabled

      use tune2fs -O ^dir_index /dev/disk... (whatever your _currently unmounted_ disk is)
      to disable it.

       
    •  barokt
      barokt
      2009-01-05

      I am not understand that answer, please more specific explanation, i have 10.5.6 Leopard and i have the Read Only access, i want to write something in my EXT2 HDD is it possible or not?
      Thanks for the driver. But please help me for this situation please...

       
      • Valentin
        Valentin
        2009-05-16

        tan's answer from 12/2007 is correct.