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Old 12-13-2009, 06:01 AM   #1
mourya
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Unable to vi on Red Hat 3.4.3-9.EL4


Hi, I have just installed NRPE daemon on my linux Red Hat 3.4.3-9.EL4 server when i am changing in /etc/services i am unable to do that.

when checking permission it is showing

-rw-r--r-- 1 root root 20373 Dec 13 15:42 services~

Can any body help me??


Thanks in advance.
 
Old 12-13-2009, 06:03 AM   #2
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3.4.3-9.EL4?? that's not a version of redhat... google says it might be your gcc version? What are you actually seeing wrong? That file you listed is not the service file, it's got a different name...
 
Old 12-13-2009, 06:51 AM   #3
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dear thnx for your reply.
when i hit cat /etc/version it is giving output below.
Linux version 2.6.9-5.ELsmp (bhcompile@decompose.build.redhat.com) (gcc version 3.4.3 20041212 (Red Hat 3.4.3-9.EL4)) #1 SMP Wed Jan 5 19:30:39 EST 2005

as well when i check uname -a output is
Linux test 2.6.9-5.ELsmp #1 SMP Wed Jan 5 19:30:39 EST 2005 i686 i686 i386 GNU/Linux
===================================

Hi again,,, i found that file /etc/services was write protected my problem has been solved. What id did
lsattr /etc/services

chattr -i /etc/services

Last edited by mourya; 12-13-2009 at 07:41 AM. Reason: Problem resolved
 
Old 12-13-2009, 12:29 PM   #4
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I would strongly suggest you do an update on that kernel. Currently RHEL4 is on 2.6.9-89(the -89 being the important part). There have been a ton of security patches between -5 and -89, not to mention the hardware support improvements.
 
  


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