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make /home writable

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Solaris 2.6
my /home is read only for root
if I want to
chmod 755 /home
then error is
chmod cannot change /home
(I am root of course)
How to make /home writable
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The default Solaris install puts /home under control of the auto mounter.

Edit /etc/auto_master and comment out the entry for /home. Then run
"/etc/init.d/autofs stop" and "/etc/init.d/autofs start"
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