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Date:      Wed, 6 Dec 1995 16:01:31 -0700 (MST)
From:      Barnacle Wes <>
To: (Stephen Hovey)
Subject:   Re: SUID bits
Message-ID:  <>
In-Reply-To: <> from "Stephen Hovey" at Dec 6, 95 03:03:59 pm

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> I cannot get SUID to work on files in 2.1R.  In other unixes I would 
> chmod 4755 filename.
> I do here- I see the s - but when invoked it gives permission errors as 
> though there were no suid bit set.
> Is there some other step that has to be done?

Is the file you're trying to make suid on a filesystem that is mounted
nosuid?  (This option did not exist in older unix systems.)

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