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Old 08-06-2003, 04:42 AM   #1
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can't view file in konsole


'lo guys
i'm back with a new problem, i can't seem to view files like inittab when i'm using a terminal.for example when i enter:

cat inittab

i get :

bash: /bin/cat: cannot execute binary file

is there any program that i need to install for me to make this command work again?i'm using redhat linux 9
 
Old 08-06-2003, 07:45 AM   #2
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Are you doing this as user or root?
Is the path to inittab defined (either in $PATH or by your cd-ing there)?
Is your /bin/cat executable?
 
Old 08-06-2003, 08:02 AM   #3
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