Re: /etc/resolv.conf has wrong permissions
On Sun, 22 Jun 1997, George Bonser wrote:
> > However, /etc/resolv.conf is installed with or modified to root/root -rw------- permissions. This
> > sounds logical until a normal user tries to dial out. It was weird, my normal account would dial and
> > login ok, but all of the net calls would show a "Host name lookup failure". I could even su to root
> > and things would work fine.
> Interesting. On my 1.1 upgraded to 1.2 and then to 1.3 system the file is
> -rw-r--r-- and owned by root.root
Mine (installed 1.3) also has these permissions and ownership. Strangely,
`dpkg -S /etc/resolv.conf` shows no owning package.
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