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Date:      Wed, 6 Dec 1995 16:01:31 -0700 (MST)
From:      Barnacle Wes <wes@intele.net>
To:        shovey@buffnet.net (Stephen Hovey)
Cc:        questions@FreeBSD.org
Subject:   Re: SUID bits
Message-ID:  <199512062301.QAA19273@intele.net>
In-Reply-To: <Pine.BSD.3.91.951206150237.728A-100000@buffnet9.buffnet.net> 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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   Wes Peters	| Yes I am a pirate, two hundred years too late
    Softweyr 	| The cannons don't thunder, there's nothing to plunder
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 wes@intele.net	|					Jimmy Buffet



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