[CentOS] New user and stupid issue

Sean Roe sean at adoption.com
Mon Mar 20 23:13:28 UTC 2006

I think you are right about the selinux,  I will test it later tonight 
because I have to go to co-lo cause I locked it up.  To fix this do I 
need reload the OS? I know I enabled selinux during the install.  Nope I 
never worked at etrade, used to have an etrade account though :)


Rick Philbrick wrote:

> Hi,
> Here's a stab in the dark are you running with selinux enabled ?
> the commands getenforce and selinuxenabled should tell you if you are.
> BTW- Did you work at etrade ?  I knew a sean roe there but I am not
> sure if he spelled it rowe.  Sorry had to ask.
> Rickp
> On 3/20/06, Sean Roe <> wrote:
>> Hi All,
>> I am a new Centos user (old Red Hat and Debian user) and I'm having a
>> very strange problem.  I just installed Centos V4 and it appears to be
>> running fine except for a weird issue.  If I am on the systems console,
>> I can write all kinds of files anywhere I choose.  But if  I am ssh'd in
>> to the box it appears I can not write any files on the file systems.
>> Since this box is across town, it makes it difficult to go to the
>> console to make changes.  Any guidance would be great.
>> Thanks,
>> Sean
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