Subject: Re: PR 36963
To: None <tech-kern@NetBSD.org>
From: Jan Danielsson <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: 09/19/2007 14:19:59
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Bernd Ernesti wrote:
> 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'.
Actually, I've done that once. But not on this installation. All
permissions are as they are specified in binary sets.
(Again, I remind people that the problem is not permanent. It comes
and goes (the latter in face when I log out with my normal user)). It
the permissions were screwed up, I believe that the problem would be
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