[Balug-talk] Error when mounting filesystems...
ffp_randjohnson at yahoo.com
Sun Aug 5 18:22:25 PDT 2001
Scott, try running the `lsattr` program on your /etc/mtab file. Here's
what it prints on my (unhardened) RH 7.1 system:
$ lsattr /etc/mtab
- Mike Johnson
On 05 Aug 2001 17:15:31 -0700, Scott Irwin wrote:
> I have developed this problem when my Linux RedHat 7.0 boots. I get the
> error message when mounting partitions - "mount: can't create lock file
> /etc/mtab~120: Permission Denied"
> I recently tried to harden the security on the machine.. and now cannot
> mount or umount filesystems cleanly.. It fsck's everytime I restart even
> when mounting and umounting even with parameter -n
> i havetried to put the command rm -f /etc/mtab* in the rc.local startup..
> but it gives the error message "cannot unlink: Permission Denied"
> I chmod'd /etc/mtab to 777 and yet still no luck..
> Im just short of a re install... Any thoughts ?
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