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Old 02-26-2004, 10:53 AM   #1
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using pon and poff for regular users

I wanted to make it so I could dial the internet without being root. I'm using the testing version of Debian. When I tried it as a normal user it would say it couldn't since the setuid-root was not set. I read somewhere that to fix this, one must chmod 6775 to pon, poff, and all the scripts that they use. I did this, but now I get the following error:

bash: /usr/bin/poff: /bin/sh: bad interpreter: Permission denied

here are the permissions on /bin/sh and /bin/bash:

lrwxrwxrwx 1 root root 4 Feb 12 07:50 sh -> bash
-rwxr-xr-x 1 root root 511400 Apr 8 2002 bash

What should I do? Thanks for your responses.
Old 02-27-2004, 12:13 PM   #2
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Have any of you ever set up pon and poff to work with regular user? If so, how?


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