Re: [Possibly offtopic] Only root can login

Mark Gray (
04 Dec 1998 10:30:01 -0500

Kev <klmitch@MIT.EDU> writes:

> > I just noticed that only root can login to my box. Other users just get a
> > "Cannot execute /bin/bash: Permission denied".
> > I have 2.0.36 , just upgraded from 2.0.35. I use slack 3.6.
> >
> > I knew i had read about this problem a while ago so i looked in the archives.
> > Well , it turned out my permissions on /lib/ld* and /etc/ld* was all correct.
> > What else could be causing this ?
> Perhaps the permissions on /bin/bash?

Another thing (believe it or not) is the permissions on / should be


and owned by root.root

(Happened on usenet)

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