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Date:      Fri, 7 Apr 2000 21:02:52 -0400
From:      Ray Kohler <>
To:        Freebsd-Questions <freebsd-questions@FreeBSD.ORG>
Subject:   Re: chmod question
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In-Reply-To: <000001bfa0e5$d30c0b00$>; from on Fri, Apr 07, 2000 at 05:05:53PM -0600
References:  <000001bfa0e5$d30c0b00$>

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On Fri, Apr 07, 2000 at 05:05:53PM -0600, Mark wrote:
> I have a directory: /dos with rwx for root and r-x for wheel and r--
> for the rest.
> My username is part of the wheel group and I want to change
> permissions so wheel can also write to this directory. I use chmod 774
> /dos, but when I do a ls -l nothing has changed. I perform this as
> su'd to root.

If you unmount /dos before running chmod then it will work.

Ray Kohler <>
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