[CentOS] Knoppix won't let me write to emergency drive

Thu Jan 29 15:02:19 UTC 2009
Anne Wilson <cannewilson at googlemail.com>

2009/1/29 Per Qvindesland <per at norhex.com>:
> Hi
> Have a look here http://www.knoppix.net/forum/viewtopic.php?p=97328
> Per
> On 1/29/09 3:15 PM, "Anne Wilson" <cannewilson at googlemail.com> wrote:
>> I appear to have lost the whole of my home directory on my centos
>> server (which includes all my mail saved from the last 7 years).
>> Although I have recent backups of most data I would like to copy
>> important files from /etc, and, if possible, /var/logs so that I can
>> try to find out what went wrong.  However, knoppix refuses to let me
>> write to either my usb hdd or usb pendrive.  Does anyone know how to
>> persuade it?
Thanks, both of you.  I'll follow that up if necessary.  At present
I'm in CentOS Rescue mode.  It looks as though all my files are there,
but I'm still trying to find out what went wrong and the best way to
tackle it.

I'll start a new thread.