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Re: [Fedora] something I don't understand



Fran├žois Patte wrote:
I was root, the fstab file has write permission for root, but it was
impossible to modify this file....

WHY?
Because the filesystem is mounted read-only when you log in for maintenance. You have to remount it 'rw' to be able to make changes to it. Read 'mount's man page for the option to remount a partition.

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