Bauke Jan Douma bjdouma at
Thu Nov 30 12:11:12 PST 2006

dperkins at wrote on 30-11-06 20:47:
>> Geoffrey Thomas wrote on 30-11-06 02:46:
>>> Cannot execute /bin/bash. Permission denied
>>> I can use deluser, which removes all but the home directory.
>>> The permissions on /bin and /bin/bash are 755 with root being the owner.
>>> Geoff
>> And while we're at it, how about permissions on (possible)other libs
>> like libdl, libtermcap, libncursus, and the loader, ld-linux.
>> bjd
> Wouldn't you get a different error message if a library's permissions are
> wrong?

Aah, yes, you're correct --  cannot open shared object file or some such.

With /lib/ though you get:
Cannot execute /bin/sh: Permission denied


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