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# 1  
Old 03-21-2014
Pls help. can't do chown ????

I am trying to change the directory to owner of Sybase. But I get permission denied. I did login as root.

Code:
 
newd1> ls -l
total 58
drwxr-xr-x   2 prod     develop        5 Oct 17 06:51 bin
drwxr-xr-x   2 prod     develop        7 Oct 17 07:18 etc
dr-xr-xr-x   1 root     root           1 Jan 19 22:02 lib
drwxr-xr-x   2 prod     develop      708 Dec 11 03:24 log
dr-xr-xr-x   2 root     root           2 Nov 12  2010 src
dr-xr-xr-x   1 root     root           1 Jan 19 22:02 sybase

newd1> chown sybase sybase
chown: sybase: Permission denied
newd1> id
uid=0(root) gid=0(root) groups=0(root),1(other),2(bin),3(sys),4(adm),5(uucp),6(mail),7(tty),8(lp),9(nuucp),12(daemon)

newd1> df -h /ilx
Filesystem             sizerp   used  avail capacity  Mounted on
rpool/ilx              134G   938M    90G     2%    /ilx

 
rpool is at ZFS. 
 
newd1> zpool status
  pool: pool5
 state: ONLINE
 scrub: none requested
config:
        NAME                                     STATE     READ WRITE CKSUM
        pool5                                    ONLINE       0     0     0
          c5t600A0B800021A5B40000298B46A8DC30d0  ONLINE       0     0     0
errors: No known data errors
  pool: rpool
 state: ONLINE
 scrub: none requested
config:
        NAME          STATE     READ WRITE CKSUM
        rpool         ONLINE       0     0     0
          mirror-0    ONLINE       0     0     0
            c1t0d0s0  ONLINE       0     0     0
            c1t1d0s0  ONLINE       0     0     0
errors: No known data errors

# 2  
Old 03-21-2014
I would like to see a df ( complete ) of the system, what you show us doesnt help know where you are and on what you are trying a chown... but the only probant case I see root not being able to anything would be NFS... (So is sybase a NFS mount ? )
# 3  
Old 03-21-2014
Do you have a valid user with username "sybase"?

Please post your /etc/passwd file if not sure.

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# 4  
Old 03-21-2014
Forgotten the user...
# 5  
Old 03-21-2014
Quote:
Originally Posted by vbe
I would like to see a df ( complete ) of the system, what you show us doesnt help know where you are and on what you are trying a chown... but the only probant case I see root not being able to anything would be NFS... (So is sybase a NFS mount ? )
Code:
newd1> df
/                  (rpool/ROOT/solaris10u9):10116867 blocks 10116867 files
/devices           (/devices          ):       0 blocks        0 files
/system/contract   (ctfs              ):       0 blocks 2147483607 files
/proc              (proc              ):       0 blocks    29946 files
/etc/mnttab        (mnttab            ):       0 blocks        0 files
/etc/svc/volatile  (swap              ):35902896 blocks  7151846 files
/system/object     (objfs             ):       0 blocks 2147483437 files
/etc/dfs/sharetab  (sharefs           ):       0 blocks 2147483646 files
/platform/sun4u-us3/lib/libc_psr.so.1(/platform/sun4u-us3/lib/libc_psr/libc_psr_hwcap2.so.1):10116867 blocks 10116867 files
/platform/sun4u-us3/lib/sparcv9/libc_psr.so.1(/platform/sun4u-us3/lib/sparcv9/libc_psr/libc_psr_hwcap2.so.1):10116867 blocks 10116867 files
/dev/fd            (fd                ):       0 blocks        0 files
/tmp               (swap              ):35902896 blocks  7151846 files
/var/run           (swap              ):35902896 blocks  7151846 files
/ilx               (rpool/ilx         ):189689044 blocks 189689044 files
/rpool             (rpool             ):189689044 blocks 189689044 files
/sybdata           (pool5/sybdata     ):455095694 blocks 455095694 files
/usr/sybase        (pool5/sybase      ): 6605930 blocks  6605930 files
/home              (clnt-corp-p0035:/vol/fnr_tdndev_fridge_snap/home):9135153800 blocks 14242703 files

# 6  
Old 03-21-2014
Along with checking if its a nfs mount, i would suggest also to use truss to see if it gives whats happening, getfacl, and make sure file system is not on read only mode and you are able to create new files.
Code:
#truss chown sybase sybase
#getfacl sybase


Last edited by Scott; 03-21-2014 at 02:15 PM.. Reason: Code tags
# 7  
Old 03-21-2014
Please check /etc/passwd file for a valid user "sybase" first.. thanks.
 

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