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[ubuntu] root not able to create directory in /media

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http://ubuntuforums.org – I am facing an unusual problem. Even if I switch to root, I am not able to create a folder under /media. The system details Ubuntu 11.04 Kernel 2.6.38-8-generic File system - ext4 on hardware Acer Aspire One D260 Intel Atom Processor N450 1 GB Memory The following is a log of what I do to verify the problem sk@ADAMBAR:~$ sk@ADAMBAR:~$ su Password: root@ADAMBAR:/home/sk# cd / root@ADAMBAR:/# ls -al total 112 drwxr-xr-x 23 root root 4096 2011-05-22 16:00 . drwxr-xr-x 23 root root 4096 2011-05-22 16:00 .. drwxr-xr-x 2 root root 4096 2011-05-22 00:35 bin drwxr-xr-x 3 root root 409 (Hardware)