Resolved: Cannot execute /bin/bash: Permission denied

Albert Wagner alwagner at
Fri Jul 4 09:45:08 PDT 2003

On Fri, 4 Jul 2003 05:39:02 -0500
Albert Wagner <alwagner at> wrote:

Thanks to Luis.

The problem was the permissions on /lib.  Apparently, /bin/bash needs
this and will report:

Cannot execute /bin/bash: Permission denied

if world permissions are not set to 5 on /lib.

Thanks to all who replied, both on BLFS and LFS.

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