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Old 05-10-2005, 03:22 PM   #1
tylor
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I am walking through the man pages and doing the configurations then I get to rc.conf and when I try to access the conf file it slaps me in the face with permission denied I logged in as root and did su root when I was logged in as root and no luck
 
Old 05-10-2005, 03:48 PM   #2
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You need to be more specific.

Which rc.conf are you trying to edit? How are you trying to edit it? Were you root when you did that? What about trying to "su"? Did you have a problem with that?

It is impossible to follow what you are saying from your paragraph.
 
Old 05-10-2005, 08:10 PM   #3
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sorry I was getting ready for work and trying to finish cooking dinner when I wrought the post this what I did

Typed this in as root:

/etc/rc.conf (to edit it )

then I got this: permission denied


then I did this why I dont know

su root /etc/rc.conf

then I got this in response: If expression needed

Then I wanted to chroot the file to change the permissions but the manual pages said not to do that so I didn't
 
Old 05-10-2005, 08:28 PM   #4
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Quote:
Typed this in as root:

/etc/rc.conf (to edit it )

then I got this: permission denied
You need to specify an editor like this - su to root, and as an example:

vi /etc/rc.conf


Last edited by Skyline; 05-10-2005 at 08:39 PM.
 
Old 05-12-2005, 03:56 PM   #5
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Hello

Again I have a question do I need to follow the netBSD guide or is that optional? Becuase I followed the instructions to the letter and when I rebooted the box it threw all sorts of errors like the ffs dependencies weren't right and the rc.conf directory couldn't be started

Thanks in advanced

Ty
 
Old 05-13-2005, 11:26 AM   #6
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