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Re: network problems running frozen on alpha

Geoff Mitchell <gmitchell@primary.net> writes:

> Attempting to ping from the alpha, I get the following:
> ping: sendto: Operation not permitted
> for each packet it attempts to send.

Looks like /bin/ping is no longer setuid root (yes, it needs to be).

It's likely that the post-installation script for netbase
(/var/lib/dpkg/info/netbase.postinst if you want to look at it) failed
to execute correctly, as that's where the permissions are set.

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