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Old 09-05-2006, 11:30 AM   #1
talpa_sai
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Question Installing .tar.gz files downloaded to a separate partition


Dear friends,
I have a 20 GB partition exclusively for Fedora Core 4 of which, due
to several reasons, more than 70% of the space is utilised. As such I download either text files or other programs to another partition
for whose automatic mounting, I made the necessary changes in /etc/fstab file. To be more precise, Fedora Core 4 is on /dev/hda1 and
fresh programs/textfiles are downloaded to /dev/hda6.

Whenever I try to install the programs lying in /dev/hda6, i.e.
./configure etc., I get the following message:

-bash: ./configure: /bin/sh: bad interpreter: Permission denied.

The shell is /bin/bash in my system and not /bin/sh. I do not under-
stand the message. Can anybody suggest a way out? Thanks in advance.
 
Old 09-05-2006, 12:11 PM   #2
jstephens84
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who are you doing this command as? That person may not have permissons on that particular drive.
 
Old 09-05-2006, 12:37 PM   #3
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Is your /dev/hda6 mounted noexec? Check your fstab or cat /proc/mounts.
 
Old 09-08-2006, 02:06 AM   #4
talpa_sai
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Dear Arow,
Thanks for the advice. I got /dev/hda6 mounted exec and got the work done.
 
  


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