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Old 11-25-2003, 10:12 PM   #1
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Why cann't root modify the xinetd.d directory?

My computer (with Redhat 9.0) is in our department's LAN and managed by helpdesk guys. I have the "local root" acess right. But when I tried to modify the xinetd.d directory to add the CVS server to my system, I found I couldn't modify this directory even I am the "local root"!!! It reports "operation not permitted". I am really confused, why cannot root modify this directory? What tricks are there?

Thanks for your help.

Gaoyan Xie
Old 11-26-2003, 03:07 PM   #2
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What are the permisions on the directory:
ls -la /etc/xinetd.d
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