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Old 08-26-2005, 06:37 PM   #1
Norab
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Can't Copy To The Boot/grub Directory


I can't copy to the boot/grub directory - access is denied. what gives?
 
Old 08-26-2005, 06:53 PM   #2
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"I can't copy to the boot/grub directory - access is denied. what gives?"

Are you running as user or root?

What are the permissions for /boot/grub?

What is the ownership for /boot/grub?

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Old 08-27-2005, 11:45 AM   #3
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I have one user account, and i am running in it. i assume it is user.
permissions are as follows:
OWner: View/modify
Groups:View
Others: View

ownership: root.
 
Old 08-27-2005, 12:18 PM   #4
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"I have one user account, and i am running in it. i assume it is user.
permissions are as follows:
OWner: View/modify
Groups:View
Others: View

ownership: root."

The way that your permissions and ownership are set up only root can modify /boot/grub. This is typical in almost any Linux distribution. You need to log in as root in order to modify anything in /boot/grub.

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