Bug 137855 - ia32el cannot execute non-readable binaries
Summary: ia32el cannot execute non-readable binaries
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Product: Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4
Classification: Red Hat
Component: ia32el   
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Version: 4.0
Hardware: ia64 Linux
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Assignee: Jakub Jelinek
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Blocks: 135876
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Reported: 2004-11-02 08:56 UTC by Yoav Zach
Modified: 2007-11-30 22:07 UTC (History)
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Last Closed: 2004-11-11 18:14:39 UTC
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Description Yoav Zach 2004-11-02 08:56:12 UTC
Description of problem:
ia32el cannot execute non-readable binaries. to fix that - please 
change the activation script: the string passed to the kernel for 
registering ia32el as the translator of elf32 binaries currently ends 
with ":P". adding the flag C (":PC") will tell the kernel to open the 
binary for ia32el and thus fix the problem.

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Steps to Reproduce:
put the simplest 32 bit binary in a local directory (not nfs), change 
its permissions to be non-readable and try to execute it. the process 
will fail silently.
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Comment 1 Jakub Jelinek 2004-11-02 10:08:59 UTC
Should be fixed in ia32el-1.1-8.

Comment 2 Jay Turner 2004-11-11 18:14:39 UTC
Fix confirmed with ia32el-1.1-9.

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