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Hi, I have done something very silly...... I have chaged permissions on the folder var/log using "chmod a+w *". This has changed the "faillog". This has stopped all access to ...
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    faillog problems


    Hi,
    I have done something very silly...... I have chaged permissions on the folder var/log using "chmod a+w *". This has changed the "faillog". This has stopped all access to the system including root. Anyone got any ideas to get arround this?

    Cheers
    Glenn.

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    Use your install disk and boot into rescue mode and then fix the permissions on the dir.

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