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Default Enabling the read/write on fonts folder

Hi everyone,

I have been trying to enable the read and write on fonts folder by chmod

Unfortunately, nothing worked for me

everytime I write chmod 777 system/fonts/ on CMD it gives me an error message saying read only.


My device is rooted.


would appreciate any help


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Try adding su before chmod

For example

su chmod 777 directory
 
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Thanks for your help C45hY

But that didn't work also

it says Permission denied
 
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/system is mounted read only
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I know mopodo

How can I change it to read/write?
 
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/system is mounted read only
Exactly!

What you need to do is go to the terminal and type in the following commands:

Code:
su # gain root shell
mount -o rw,remount -t yaffs2 /dev/block/mtdblock3 /system  #remount the /system partition read/writte
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