lkml.org 
[lkml]   [2001]   [Jan]   [8]   [last100]   RSS Feed
Views: [wrap][no wrap]   [headers]  [forward] 
 
Messages in this thread
/
Date
From
SubjectRe: setfsuid on ext2 weirdness (2.4)
On Mon, 8 Jan 2001, Linus Torvalds wrote:
> Please show them, anyway. What does "ls -ld / /etc /etc/passwd" say?

Heh... /etc and /etc/passwd were allright... but / was fscked (or not,
maybe :)

drwx--------- 500 0 both locked from other users and 500 as owner..

> 99% says that one of the three will be wrong (probably "/", because you
> probably checked the others already and overlooked root), and you'll
> feel really silly.

Dunno how that ever happened (unpacking a bad tar-ball maybe) but it's
fixed now and Linux 2.4.0 is completely without blame! :) I'm stupendously
silly but that's just normal, also, it's another warm unix experience to
cherish..

Thanks for the hint!

> And hey, if you think the above is confusing, try making your /dev/null
> a regular (writable) file by mistake. Now THAT will be confusing as

Been there got the t-shirt :)

/BW

-
To unsubscribe from this list: send the line "unsubscribe linux-kernel" in
the body of a message to majordomo@vger.kernel.org
Please read the FAQ at http://www.tux.org/lkml/

\
 
 \ /
  Last update: 2005-03-22 12:52    [W:0.021 / U:0.384 seconds]
©2003-2018 Jasper Spaans|hosted at Digital Ocean and TransIP|Read the blog|Advertise on this site