Occasional 'Permission denied'

Tim Boyer tim at denmantire.com
Tue Jan 10 01:49:46 GMT 2006

On Sun, 8 Jan 2006 21:39:43 -0800, Wayne Davison <wayned at samba.org> wrote:

>On Sat, Jan 07, 2006 at 10:22:57AM -0500, Tim Boyer wrote:
>> It's not many files, but since I'm running as root, I'm curious why
>> there's a problem creating/deleting/unlinking these files.
>Only your OS can tell you for sure, but things to check for include:
>accessing networked filesystem data that removes foreign root privs
>(making root's access happen as "nobody"), and protections that are not
>UID/GID-based, such as SELinux's ACLs.

It's vanilla RHEL3, so no ACLs.  It's local filesystems only, so there
_shouldn't_ be the 'foreign root' problem.

Thanks; I'll keep looking...

tim boyer
tim at denmantire.com

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