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RE: Can't chown: permission denied during mongrel install UDB

> -----Original Message-----
> From: Mr. Christopher F. Miller [mailto:cfm@maine.com]
> Config like this:
> /dev/sda2 /boot  (has 2.1.54 kernel)
> /dev/sdb1 /      (the new file system base2_1 on new SCSI)
> /dev/sda4 unmounted, but has the old filesystem
> It comes up and works with networking if I boot single.  It passes
> fsck.
> In single user mode I'm unable to chown a file.  For example
> apt-get dies with:
> <sc 208(1202edb0,0,0)>tar: Cannot chown to uid 0 gid 0: 
> Operation not permitted

AFAIK, this is related to the 2.1.54 kernel. The savest way is to take 
a kernel from the rescue disks, or one of the recent 2.1 or 2.2 kernels.

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