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Old 10-01-2004, 02:44 PM   #1
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"Command not found" for existing commands


I login with "su" and do "lsmod". However, a "command not found" message appears, although thereis an "lsmod" link in my "/sbin" dir. Exactly the same problem appears with other commands like "agetty" and "shutdown". What's the problem?
 
Old 10-01-2004, 02:47 PM   #2
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Use "su -" to get root's environment.


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Old 10-01-2004, 03:07 PM   #3
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As i wrote in my first post (maybe it wasn't very clear), i do use "su".
 
Old 10-01-2004, 03:17 PM   #4
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In my prior post I told you to use "su -" instead
of "su" ... and that was quite clear ;)


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Thanks a lot. I had never heard of "su -".
 
Old 10-01-2004, 04:09 PM   #6
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What does it do? What's the difference between "su" and "su -"? I'd like to know.
 
Old 10-01-2004, 04:16 PM   #7
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From 'man su':

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The optional argument - may be used to provide an environment similiar to what the user would expect had the user logged in directly.
 
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Real Men type the Full Path

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