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Old 03-14-2009, 11:50 AM   #1
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Unable to edit /etc/modprobe.conf on Mandriva 2009.0 One


I am very novice to Linux and as Madriva cannot find any wifi signals I tried various methods. The latest one I've tried to do is modify the document /etc/modprobe.conf by adding the line "install ipv6 /bin/true." When I do this a message shows up saying "Permission Denied," this is in graphical mode and normal login. When I login with root it still says Permission denied. I am clueless about how I have to get the right permission to modify the document. Please help!!
 
Old 03-14-2009, 12:18 PM   #2
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do
ls -la /etc/modprobe.conf

and post the results here
 
Old 03-14-2009, 01:26 PM   #3
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I tried doing that and waited for about five minutes, but nothing happened. The same thing happens when I try to open wget.
 
  


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