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Old 09-18-2003, 02:14 AM   #1
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Question command ifconfig, route, tracert... missing in /bin

Hi everybody,

Got a problem with my Red Hat 9. In fact, i can't use any network command, for example ifconfig, route, tracert...
I think the problem is i don't have those commands in /bin.
The message i receive is :
bash: ifconfig: command not found

What can I do ?

Thanks for your help,

Old 09-18-2003, 02:32 AM   #2
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I found the commands in /sbin, i can access them from this directory, but i can't from the others. I changed my .bash_profile, i add $HOME/sbin, but it doesn't change anything...
Old 09-18-2003, 09:08 AM   #3
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Log in as "root". Use su --login or su -l or even su - to do it. Don't forget the dash.

Logging in as "root" will give you root's search PATH which includes /sbin and /usr/sbin.


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