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I've cross compiled busybox with buildroot for the mini2440 (configured: arm920t EABI) I compiled it dynamically.
I use Ubuntu 9.10 on my build system.
Doing the "ls -l"-command in the /bin directory I see that busybox is marked red. (This is still on my build system, not on my target system!) The background of the word busybox is marked red. And the word busybox is in default colour instead of yellow, even though all permissions have the executable sign.
I was wondering what this means.
Also whether it's a bad thing?
Also could this mean this is why my mini2440 will not boot correctly after transferring this root file system? (It stops the booting process just after loading the root file system)
Actually there are different color specifications for different kinds of files in linux, it makes them easier to manage. If the file is one of these files:
As a caveat, the file command is pretty good when it comes to stuff like this to work out why a file is coloured the way it is, though only if you have two or more coloured the same that you may compare