[CentOS] input/output error while copy

Fri Jan 14 14:58:13 UTC 2011
Robert Spangler <mlists at zoominternet.net>

On Friday 14 January 2011 04:01, Ritika Garg wrote:

>  When I give the command "cp file1 file2" then the error comes:
>  cp: cannot create regular file `file2': Input/output error
>  This occurs sometimes and it occurs when I am giving the command inside a
>  external hard disk which is mounted by "ntfs-3g" manually.
>  Why does this error come?

I believe it is self explanatory.  Looks like you don't have write permissions 
on the drive.  Check your permissions.



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