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Old 04-15-2006, 11:09 PM   #1
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access denied to grub.conf file

I'm trying to change the time that grub gives me to select an OS before it autoload the default. but when i run
it says i doin't have permission to access this. but i already logged in as root.
it's a fedora core 5 system btw if you needed to know
am i supposed to access this somewhere else?
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Check the permissions on grub.conf. If it's flagged as read and execute, even root can't write changes. Chmod u+x /boot/grub/grub.conf as root to give yourself write permission.
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oooh ok thanks
i'll try that now


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