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Old 12-10-2005, 03:18 PM   #1
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can't edit or make changes to the smb.conf file!

When I try to edit and make changes to my smb.conf the system tells me its read only
I even tried to log in as SU thinking this would help but it didn't. I need to make these changes so I can see
my networked XP machines...what am I doing incorrectly? Can soneone point me in the right direction. I'm sure I have overlooked something.
Old 12-10-2005, 03:30 PM   #2
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ls -l /path/to/smb.conf
And the output of

Old 12-10-2005, 06:03 PM   #3
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I'm sorry for being such a noob but I have no idea what you mean by that.
Old 12-10-2005, 07:04 PM   #4
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Just open a console and write "ls -l /(where your smb.conf is located)". Then post the output here.


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