chmod after installworld
rp at telemach.net
Tue Oct 28 06:00:59 PST 2003
On Tue, Oct 28, 2003 at 07:56:43AM -0600, Jim wrote:
> New to FreeBSD. Version 4.8 stable. Fresh install.
> Why am I allowed to chmod 000 a file after installation (ex: /usr/bin/rsh,
> or /usr/bin/yppasswd), but cannot following a cvsup and installworld? I get
> an "Operation not allowed" message after updating.
> A listing of the file shows "-r-sr-xr-x root wheel" as the permissions and
> ownership. The "s" is common to all the files I cannot change (I believe
> this indicates the suid bit (which is why I'm trying to chmod this in the
> first place)), but chmod 0000 produces the same results (not allowed).
> I am logged in as root on the console, am not running ACL, yellow pages, or
> anything else for authentication beyond master.passwd at this stage (fresh
> I have looked at the man page for chmod, and searched google, with no
> Please help.
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First use chflags noschg /usr/bin/rsh. Btw you can check flags via
ls -alo /usr/bin/rsh.
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