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Old 05-19-2014, 08:15 AM   #1
anil98433
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Unhappy permission denied problem /etc/sysconfig file


Hi Team,

Whenever I am trying to edit /etc/services file (OS RHEL 5, VMware) I am getting error unable to edit in readonly mode and same error showing while moving it or deleting it. I had tried many solution however all in vain. below mentioned are details of the system.

1. selinux is disabled
2. full permission as I am root user
3. all the other files under /etc/ are editable and security context of /etc/services file are same as of other editable files.
4. chmod is also not working
5. editing through nano is also not working.
6. chattr -i also not working ...i.e. removing immutable bit from /etc/services file

please help me in this regards

Thanks
Anil
 
Old 05-19-2014, 09:52 AM   #2
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are you able to create a test file?
 
Old 05-19-2014, 11:47 AM   #3
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i get the strangest feeling of deja-vu, like i had already posted to this thread earlier. weird.
anyhow, try this, maybe helps:
http://www.linuxquestions.org/questi...denied-800681/
 
Old 05-19-2014, 03:55 PM   #4
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Unhappy

Quote:
Originally Posted by ondoho View Post
i get the strangest feeling of deja-vu, like i had already posted to this thread earlier. weird.
anyhow, try this, maybe helps:
http://www.linuxquestions.org/questi...denied-800681/
Hi dear,
I don't know about your deja-vu and the post you are talking about is totally different from current scenario which i posted here.....please tell me some consolidate solution of this problem.
 
Old 05-19-2014, 03:58 PM   #5
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are you able to create a test file?
Hi Abhi,

i am able to create file inside it..
 
Old 05-21-2014, 08:10 AM   #6
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Angry /etc/services file permission problem.

can any one help me to solve my problem
 
Old 05-21-2014, 03:46 PM   #7
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Is the filesystem mounted in read-only mode?
Just type
Code:
mount
to see mount options of all mounted devices. You may have to remount it in rw mode...

EDIT:
If that's not the problem please post the "some error" mentioned in your initial post. Also specify exactly where you created the "test file"

Last edited by joe_2000; 05-21-2014 at 03:48 PM. Reason: added question for further details
 
Old 05-21-2014, 06:48 PM   #8
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Hello,

Just for verification

Code:
ls -l /etc/services
whoami
groups `whoami`
stat /etc/services
lsattr /etc/shadow
Cheers.

Last edited by ilesterg; 05-21-2014 at 06:50 PM.
 
Old 05-23-2014, 11:18 AM   #9
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Thnks to all.....my problem is solved ...


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