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Old 10-19-2002, 08:59 AM   #1
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-rwsr-xr-x


When I was trying to solve the thread about "cannot execute /bin/bash" I noticed something I am curious about. What is the s in the permissions

-rwsr-xr-x

I noticed it in /bin on the files mount, umount, su, and ping.

What does that stand for, and what is its' purpose?

TIA
 
Old 10-19-2002, 09:12 AM   #2
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