Oracle Linux: cannot modify file /etc/

(Doc ID 2413394.1)

Last updated on JUNE 21, 2018

Applies to:

Linux OS - Version Oracle Linux 6.0 to Oracle Linux 7.5 [Release OL6 to OL7U5]
Information in this document applies to any platform.
The /var/log/messages reports the following errors every hour


 The following error appears every time customer tries to modify the /etc/ file:   

[root@privehews1pre-dc1 tmp]# touch /etc/
touch: cannot touch ‘/etc/’: Permission denied



Customer ran xfs_repair -n /dev/mapper/ol-root   to repair corruption in the file system


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