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From "Dr. Stephen Judd" <>
Subject Re: [users@httpd] permissions problem
Date Tue, 31 Jan 2006 19:32:07 GMT

On 2006 Jan 31, at 9:33 AM, Joshua Slive wrote:

> On 1/30/06, Dr. Stephen Judd <> wrote:
>> Your problem still sounds very much like SELinux to me.  Are you
>> absolutely positive you are not running that?
>> What exact version of redhat are you running?
>> I'm quite sure I'm not running SELinux. Here is my evidence:
>> [judd@database ~]$ echo $MACHTYPE
>> i686-redhat-linux-gnuAs for version, I dunno. How do I find out?
> SELinux is not a distribution in itself.  It is a set of tools built
> on top of a linux distribution.  The symptoms of your problem,
> together with the fact that you have no idea what distribution you are
> running, still lead me to believe that you are running selinux.

Thanks for the push. Your diagnosis of my particular ignorance appears
correct. I'll post again when I sort  this out.

> I'm not a redhat expert, so I can't tell you how to track down your
> distribution details.  But information on selinux is linked from the
> last question in the FAQ listed here:
> Joshua.

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