Symbolic Link Help --EDT-- FIXED

[b][red]This message was edited by bmb2t at 2003-10-17 3:11:37[/red][/b][hr]
I am fairly new to linux and i was trying to symbolic link. I installed the latest version of mozilla browser sucessfully, i installed acrobat reader sucessfully. I am currently trying to install a java plugin for the browser. ok my file is in the


directory and mozilla is installed in the /usr/local/ directory
and the plugin directory is


i went into that directory and used the symbolic link command

ln -s /opt/j2sdk_nb/j2sdk1.4.2/jre/plugin/i386/ns610-gcc32/

and the following message resulted:

ln: creating symbolic link `./' to `/opt/j2sdk_nb/j2sdk1.4.2/jre/plugin/i386/ns610-gcc32/': Operation not permitted

why is this what am i doing wrong? is it somehow related to the directory i am in? or in the directory that these items are installed? acrobat is installed in the same folder as mozilla and a symbolic link to that *.so file had the same result.

I figured it out I had the directory that the files were in /usr/local set as the mount point for a vfat partition. i moved all of the contents to another folder. and it works perfect.
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