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Re: [opensuse] Friday quiz - ping: socket: Operation not permitted
  • From: Per Jessen <per@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Fri, 01 Jun 2018 14:34:59 +0200
  • Message-id: <perehj$bj8$>
Andrei Borzenkov wrote:

On Fri, Jun 1, 2018 at 3:18 PM, Per Jessen <per@xxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:

On the system where I see the problem:

discompi2:~ # getcap /usr/bin/ping
Failed to get capabilities of file `/usr/bin/ping' (Operation not

(root is on NFS if that matters).

NFS doesnot support file capabilities. So it is either SUID root or

I would expect ping to be setuid, yes. Looking at test150 (with real
disk), ping is setuid, whereas it clearly isn't on discompi1.

Not a big problem, just interesting. Thanks taking part in the quiz :-)

Per Jessen, Zürich (21.5°C) - dedicated server rental in Switzerland.

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