[RHEL] USB hard drive read-only after resuming from standby mode, how to fix it?

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Issue

  • USB hard drives are mounted read-only after resuming from sleep.
  • A Seagate USB External hard drive will not stay mounted under RHEL5.
  • Setting up a cron job to keep accessing a file does not make it stay mounted.

Environment

  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5

  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4

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