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Old 09-19-2011, 08:28 AM   #1
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can't change permissions


I'm just trying to run this script and can't add execute permission to execute in
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[root@vostro raducotescu-vmware-server-linux-2.6.3x-kernel-bb26dce]# ls -l
total 463352
-rw-------. 1 manox manox 1321 May 5 12:07 LICENSE
-rw-------. 1 manox manox 1980 May 5 12:07 README
-rw-------. 1 manox manox 702 May 5 12:07 start-VMware-console.sh
-rw-------. 1 manox manox 1111 May 5 12:07 vmware-config.patch
-rw-------. 1 manox manox 22247 May 5 12:07 vmware-server-2.0.2-203138-update.patch
-rw-------. 1 manox manox 474415801 Sep 7 21:20 VMware-server-2.0.2-203138.x86_64.tar.gz
-rw-------. 1 manox manox 11175 May 5 12:07 vmware-server-2.0.x-kernel-2.6.3x-install.sh
[root@vostro raducotescu-vmware-server-linux-2.6.3x-kernel-bb26dce]# ls -l
total 463352
-rw-------. 1 manox manox 1321 May 5 12:07 LICENSE
-rw-------. 1 manox manox 1980 May 5 12:07 README
-rw-------. 1 manox manox 702 May 5 12:07 start-VMware-console.sh
-rw-------. 1 manox manox 1111 May 5 12:07 vmware-config.patch
-rw-------. 1 manox manox 22247 May 5 12:07 vmware-server-2.0.2-203138-update.patch
-rw-------. 1 manox manox 474415801 Sep 7 21:20 VMware-server-2.0.2-203138.x86_64.tar.gz
-rw-------. 1 manox manox 11175 May 5 12:07 vmware-server-2.0.x-kernel-2.6.3x-install.sh
[root@vostro raducotescu-vmware-server-linux-2.6.3x-kernel-bb26dce]# chmod 777 vmware-server-2.0.x-kernel-2.6.3x-install.sh
[root@vostro raducotescu-vmware-server-linux-2.6.3x-kernel-bb26dce]# ls -l
total 463352
-rw-------. 1 manox manox 1321 May 5 12:07 LICENSE
-rw-------. 1 manox manox 1980 May 5 12:07 README
-rw-------. 1 manox manox 702 May 5 12:07 start-VMware-console.sh
-rw-------. 1 manox manox 1111 May 5 12:07 vmware-config.patch
-rw-------. 1 manox manox 22247 May 5 12:07 vmware-server-2.0.2-203138-update.patch
-rw-------. 1 manox manox 474415801 Sep 7 21:20 VMware-server-2.0.2-203138.x86_64.tar.gz
-rw-------. 1 manox manox 11175 May 5 12:07 vmware-server-2.0.x-kernel-2.6.3x-install.sh
 
Old 09-19-2011, 08:33 AM   #2
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you can be the root and then use the chmod command to make the script executable..
 
Old 09-19-2011, 08:41 AM   #3
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That may happen if the file system does not support permissions.... like fat32 or ntfs.
When chmod cannot modify the mode, and the fs supports this, then it usually returns an error message. So it is odd that you don't get one.

@sasuke - his prompt says he is root. If the failure was due to not being root, then the error message would say this. There is no error message.

Last edited by Simon Bridge; 09-19-2011 at 08:44 AM.
 
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Old 09-19-2011, 08:55 AM   #4
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@ Simon Bridge then how to make this script executable?? is there any other option to change the permission??
 
Old 09-19-2011, 10:02 AM   #5
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Just copy it to somewhere where you can set those permissions
 
Old 09-19-2011, 10:21 AM   #6
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Hi,

Why dont you try like this

Code:
bash <script_filename>
this can also help.Once someone mess with my ntfs partition by changing permission then some scripts in my linux machine
does not work same method works for me. Hope you will find it useful.

samtoddler
 
Old 09-19-2011, 10:28 AM   #7
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Do
Code:
#chmod +x yourscript
java socket

Last edited by linux2001; 01-26-2012 at 07:31 AM.
 
Old 09-19-2011, 02:23 PM   #8
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I have moved that files from NTFS to Linux partition and worked thanks
 
Old 09-20-2011, 11:39 AM   #9
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For the future, if you want to be able to execute files in a fs that does not support unix permissions, you can set a permissive umask when you mount the partition. See the man pages for fstab and mount.
 
Old 09-20-2011, 09:21 PM   #10
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You might also try running the script like this:

Code:
sh [scriptname]
 
  


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