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anamika123 07-29-2002 11:22 AM

Bus error
I am not able to su to the root. Whenever I try to su root it gives the message bus error. Can anybody tell me why such is happening?

Thanks in advance


mrGee 08-01-2002 04:09 PM

Well i am not sure, but i give it a try; according to
what i saw; a bus error indicates that a prog is kinda
causing a segmentation fault, but whithout the kernel
detecting that. Instead the hardware 'detects' it so it
spits out a bus error. (i sort of distillated that from a dutch
snippet on the web)
I assume you can normally login as root ? So only
the su program is involved?
su itself got corrupted? or some of the libraries its using, try
cd /bin
ldd su
maybe this gives you a clue, but i am not sure about it
just did a few searches on the web, so if someone knows more
or gives better info

neo77777 08-01-2002 04:52 PM

What is the output of
lsattr /bin/su ?

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