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GNU/Linux Desktop Survival Guide
by Graham Williams



iPod only mounts read-only

If you look at dmesg you might notice an error like HFS+-fs warning: Filesystem was not cleanly unmounted, running fsck.hfsplus is recommended. mounting read-only. This means that the HFS filesystem on the iPod has been marked as inconsistent. To mark the filesystem as consistent again, mount and then unmount it using the HFS tools:

  $ hpmount /dev/sda
  $ hpumount

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