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Enabling the read/write on fonts folder

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By valmer, Junior Member on 30th August 2009, 10:32 PM
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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

Thanks & Regards
30th August 2009, 11:17 PM |#2  
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Try adding su before chmod

For example

su chmod 777 directory
30th August 2009, 11:22 PM |#3  
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Thanks for your help C45hY

But that didn't work also

it says Permission denied
31st August 2009, 07:27 PM |#4  
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any clues???
31st August 2009, 08:56 PM |#5  
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/system is mounted read only
31st August 2009, 09:12 PM |#6  
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I know mopodo

How can I change it to read/write?
31st August 2009, 09:32 PM |#7  
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Originally Posted by mopodo

/system is mounted read only


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

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