How can I remount my filesystem rw if the filesystem is read only?

  • Still need help with this issue please!
    – Alkthree
    Aug 16 '12 at 15:52

Try using the following command :

mount -o rw,remount /
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    I got the message "cannot remount block device /dev/sda1 read-write, is write-protected"
    – Alkthree
    Aug 16 '12 at 15:42

The file system might be corrupted. Boot your computer using LiveCD/DVD or LiveUSB, and try to repair the disk using fsck.

After the execution has completed, reboot and check if everything's all right.

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