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I recently added NFS to my Ubuntu server and edited /etc/fstab to mount the network file system. After a reboot I am not getting the following error several times on the console and it will not boot:

/etc/init.d/rc: 317: sed: Permission Denied

Any advice? I have commented out the lines that I added to /etc/fstab and the issue still persists.

Thank You,

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closed as not a real question by Iain Oct 18 '12 at 7:28

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What appears in the few lines around line 317 of /etc/init.d/rc? On my Ubuntu 9.04 system, sed isn't used in that file. – Dennis Williamson May 21 '10 at 17:22

Could you open /etc/init.d/rc and find line 317 and post the whole sed command? I run Debian and just checked my rc file and do not have that command in there. I am going to guess however, that whatever file or possibly one of the folders the file is contained in has a permission problem prevent sed from executing its task.

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