Ack, the mysql41-server port killed my box

Matt Rechkemmer tiberius at
Mon Feb 21 18:54:58 GMT 2005

On Mon, Feb 21, 2005 at 01:33:50PM +0100, Emanuel Strobl wrote:
> Just a wild guess, perhaps there is any pam module which tries to
> authenticate against the mysql database?. It sounds like....
> -Harry

Actually after much effort I figured it out.  The mysql41-server port (v
4.1.10), set the permissions on /. and /.. to 0700 instead of 0755.  Once I
set these back to normal, things on the system returned to normal operation.

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