Freebsd based server lacking chown command, where to get it.
jerrymc at msu.edu
Tue Feb 12 17:24:45 UTC 2008
On Tue, Feb 12, 2008 at 08:49:22AM -0800, deepcore wrote:
> > <chown is in /usr/sbin/>
> ok. I get that, and i found it
> I can, however not execute it.
> whenever i go to the usr/sbin and type "chown" i get
> chown: Command not found.
That is most likely because it is not in your path.
It you had typed '/usr/sbin/chown ...' then it would probably work.
The better thing is to put /usr/sbin in your standard path.
You can to that in .login.
The handbook and man pages cover modifying your path.
> i find this pretty strange as ls -l shows:
> -r-xr-xr-x 1 root wheel 6688 Jan 12 2007 chown
> shouldn't this mean that the file is excecutable by all?
> even tried to switch to root first (just executing su)
> What i am more specifically trying to do is change the ownership of all the
> directories and files on a specific disk, mounted as /mnt/moviedisk, to the
> user that is supposed to own them.
> Any surgestions? What am i doing wrong as i cannot execute the chown
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