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Old 11-05-2003, 11:04 AM   #1
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root permission denied

after installed RH9.0, while i was trying to config my /etc/X11/XF86Config (beacause of my geforce fx graphic card), it said: permisstion denied. i can't use /etc/inittab either. is there anything wrong with my operation? thanks for solution.

ps: i used singe user mode to get into console. and it's confirmed that i was a root user.

thanks in advance

Old 11-05-2003, 11:23 AM   #2
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What exactly are you trying to do? To edit the files, you need to use a program, ex: 'vi /etc/X11/XF86Config'.
Old 11-05-2003, 01:05 PM   #3
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In konsole (terminal w/e) type su and type youre r00t password
then type kwrite /etc/X11/XF86Config
or vi /etc/X11/XF86Config if you dont have X
have fun


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