View Full Version : [ubuntu] vim error e212,cant open file for writing???

August 11th, 2008, 05:28 AM
i posted this awhile ago but i cant find the post.i need to edit some files for usb support but vim wont let me save anything i keep getting error 212
does anyone know what i can do to remedy the situation?

August 11th, 2008, 05:29 AM
What files are you trying to edit, what are the permmions of those files, and what user are you using for the attempt?

August 11th, 2008, 05:53 AM
i am trying to edit /etc/mkinitramfs/modules to add usb support for a usb hd install,ive done this before but i didnt get the error.im editing using sudo,vim ive tried gksudo gedit but i get the same results.