Solaris 8 System Administration Supplement

How to Disable or Enable Read/Write Protection on Removable Media

  1. Determine whether you want to disable or enable read/write protection and select one of the following:

    1. Disable read or write protection.

      $ rmformat -r disable device-name

      $ rmformat -w disable device-name
    2. Enable read or write protection.

      $ rmformat -r enable device-name

      $ rmformat -w enable device-name
  2. Verify whether the media's read/write protection is enabled or disabled.

    $ rmformat -p device-name