[Solved] Managed to chmod /usr to 000

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Madda
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[Solved] Managed to chmod /usr to 000

Post by Madda » Thu Mar 22, 2018 3:03 am

Hello,

Yesterday I managed to chmod my entire usr directory to 000. Obviously this did not go well at all, and it wont't boot. Is there any way to fix this?
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Re: Managed to chmod /usr to 000

Post by jimallyn » Thu Mar 22, 2018 3:42 am

I would think you could probably boot to the install DVD (or USB stick) and fix it from there.
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Re: Managed to chmod /usr to 000

Post by Madda » Thu Mar 22, 2018 5:13 am

I solved this issue by pressing escape after powering the machine on, then using the root shell to change the permission again.

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Re: [Solved] Managed to chmod /usr to 000

Post by Moem » Thu Mar 22, 2018 5:15 am

Well, good! That means you now got to mark your first thread as [SOLVED] in the title of the first post. Thanks, it's appreciated :)
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If your issue is solved, kindly indicate that by editing the first post in the topic, and adding [SOLVED] to the title. Thanks!

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