no permission for root???
youshi10 at u.washington.edu
Fri Aug 12 22:46:37 GMT 2005
joda pain wrote:
>I have ran a fresh install on the same hard drive 3 times. I log into
>root without any problems. When I try to run simple commands like
>checking virtual consoles (/etc/ttys) I get a "Permission denied". I
>don't understand why this is happening. I can't access any admin
>properties because of permissions. What am I doing wrong??? I'm using
>/etc/ttys: Permission denied
>There must be someone or some place I can get an answer for this question.
>Right now i gather all my answers from man pages & FreeBSD Handbook
Try vim /etc/ttys or ee /etc/ttys.
You do realize that /etc/ttys is a flat, non-executable file,
correct? Are you sure you understand how Unix permissions/shell
invocations work? I'm sure that someone here would be willing to teach
you if that's the issue at hand.
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