Can't save to system partition

Discussion in 'Macintosh Computers' started by revenuee, Sep 13, 2005.

  1. revenuee macrumors 68020


    Sep 13, 2003
    A place where i am supreme emporer
    I can't save anything to System partition on my iMac G5 20 inch running under Panther.

    At work i have a this computer and it already came preformated from the last person to have this position with Partitions.

    This is not a problem, although would of not been my first choice, but whatever

    NOW, the problem that i have is that i can't save anything to the partition that has all the system files on it. IE i can't save anything to my desktop or inside any of the user folders.

    i can't take anything that comes from the internet that downloads to that partitons and i can't save anything after being extracted from my card reader.

    When i save something i get a message that says --- "CAN'T READ/WRITE"

    i checked inside the preferences and nothings is locked, all the folders have "read/write" enabled.

    Any help would be greatly appreaciated
  2. belvdr macrumors 603

    Aug 15, 2005
    No longer logging into MR
    Go to Terminal and see how the filesystem is mounted. Just type 'mount' at the command line.

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