readonly.exe ?

Jonathan jonathan at
Wed Apr 23 12:57:12 PDT 2003

-----Original Message-----
From: owner-freebsd-questions at
[mailto:owner-freebsd-questions at] On Behalf Of Kent Stewart
Sent: 23 April 2003 19:29
To: Ceri Davies; questions at
Subject: Re: readonly.exe ?

On Wednesday 23 April 2003 11:19 am, Ceri Davies wrote:
> Does anyone have any idea what readonly.exe is ?
> kernel log messages:
> > pid 74935 (readonly.exe), uid 0: exited on signal 10 (core dumped) 
> > pid 76059 (readonly.exe), uid 0: exited on signal 10 (core dumped)
> As far as I can see it doesn't exist on that system, but I'm slightly 
> concerned... (no, there's no core dump either).

If you run locate, I would try "locate '*.core'" and see who the core 
belongs to. I would tend to suspect that someone opened an email with 
an attachment that would do nasty things to a Windows system.


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A google search for "readonly.exe" produced this:

Looks like the answer you needed.

- Jonathan

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