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Re: can edit etc/fstab



On 6/21/05, Shane Murphy <nickhal bellsouth net> wrote:
> Michael A. Peters wrote:
> 
> >On Tue, 2005-06-21 at 16:41 +1200, Jonathan Pickard wrote:
> >
> >
> >>>hi
> >>>after a fresh install of FC4, everything was ok, except that when i am
> >>>trying to edit fstab file, to make it mount my windows partitions
> >>>automatically, the file doesn open at all, i tried to open it with
> >>>test editor but no way,
> >>>the file type for it is : unknown,
> >>>is there anyway i can edit this file ?
> >>>any help would be appreciated
> >>>
> >>>
> >>sudo vi /etc/fstab
> >>or
> >>sudo emacs /etc/fstab
> >>
> >>
> >
> >Will not work with default sudo settings.
> >
> >
> try being root first? su -l

i was a root and it didnt work too, but i used fstab-sync to edit it
instead of opening the file and it worked
thanks



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