Subject: Re: PR 36963
To: None <>
From: Bernd Ernesti <>
List: tech-kern
Date: 09/19/2007 07:25:10
On Tue, Sep 18, 2007 at 11:51:06PM -0400, der Mouse wrote:
> > 2) Logging _in_ with my "jan" user doesn't make it work.  It's the
> >    logging *out* which makes the change to the better.
> Check /dev for funkiness.  This is vaguely reminiscent of some of the
> utterly bizarre symptoms I've seen when /dev/null isn't what it should
> be.  (No, I don't think that's your problem; /dev/null being busted is
> much more consistently weird.  This is very much a stab in the dark.)

And does all the programs who should have setuid or setgid bits have them?

Like you did an update while extracting the archive files without the
tar option '-p'.