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Old 11-22-2010, 08:03 PM   #1
yeahya
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Changes to /etc files revert changes after reboot


I've been messing around with a Verizon Hub trying to see if I can get it to register with my Asterisk server. I have been able to telnet into the phone with the root username. I can change files in every other folder on the device except in the /etc folder. I have tried mounting many different ways, changing file permissions but everytime I change the file and reboot it goes back to its default configuration. Any help would be appreciated.

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Old 11-22-2010, 08:14 PM   #2
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I have no idea what a Verizon Hub is but maybe some of the files under /etc are being populated at boot from an archive, take a look at everything that runs at startup and you may find something -

/etc/rc.d/init.d/*
/etc/rc.local
/etc/rc.sysinit

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Old 11-22-2010, 08:42 PM   #3
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I would assume that the operating system is running from RAM. So no changes are actually made until you write them back to the EPROM device. I no nothing about the phone so I can't help but it might be a mountable device.
 
  


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