[sword-devel] Testing the ISO image

Torsten Uhlmann sword-devel@crosswire.org
17 Feb 2000 08:49:12 +0100


Now I can execute the setup script- and see another problem arising:

./setup.sh: line 35: 14368 memory access error  "$setup" $*
The setup program seems to have failed on x86/glibc-2.1
Please contact Loki Technical Support at support@lokigames.com  

>>>>> "Uwe" == Uwe Koloska <koloska@Rcs1.urz.tu-dresden.de> writes:

    > You wrote on Mit, 16 Feb 2000:
    >> Hi,
    >> here is a short first report of the tests on the image I did:
    >> Test on SuSE Linux 6.3 setup.sh: no permission every other linux
    >> app: no permission
    >> When I remember right the permissions where rx for each group.

    > Normally on a proper setup Linux/Unix Box external Media (floppy,
    > Zip, CD) all are mounted without permission to execute.  You have
    > to change your mount options. When my CD is mounted "mount" shows:
    > /dev/scd1 on /mnt/cdrom2 type iso9660
    > (ro,noexec,nosuid,nodev,user=koloska)

    > noexec, nosuid and nodev are important for security.  Otherwise
    > some user can mount a CD with some suid root programms and ...

    > a) mount it by hand: mount -t iso9660 /dev/scd0 /mnd/cdrom without
    > any options there only is a message that a CD can't be written ...

    > b) change your /etc/fstab so that a normal user can mount a CD but
    > have the right to execute: /dev/scd0 /mnt/cdrom iso9660
    > ro,noauto,user,exec,defaults 1 0 'user' is the option that implies
    > noexec, nosuid, nodev that has to be explicitly overwritten

    > Hope that helps Uwe

    > -- mailto:koloska@rcs.urz.tu-dresden.de
    > http://rcswww.urz.tu-dresden.de/~koloska/ -- -- right now the web
    > page is in german only but this will change as time goes by ;-)


best regards,
Torsten Uhlmann


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