[ut2004] /bin/sh: bad interpreter: Permission denied

Frederik Dannemare admin at sentinel.dk
Tue Apr 20 04:58:34 EDT 2004

On Tuesday 20 April 2004 07:01, Peter Hoff wrote:
> This is the message I get when I try to run the game. At first I thought
> I had just screwed something up and reinstalled, after which I was able
> to play the game once (went through the first tutorial and the first
> deathmatch). Since then I've just gotten this message, preceded by
> whatever path I tried to run it from.

What does 'ls -l /bin/sh' tell you? I believe it's a symlink to /bin/bash, 
is it not? If so, let's see the output of a 'ls -l /bin/bash' instead.

> ut2003 and ut2004demo run fine, so I know it's not a hardware problem.
> I've checked permissions on everything that seems relevant and I haven't
> seen anything that seems like it would be a problem. The only thing that
> doesn't have full 777 permissions is /bin/bash, but I can't think of any
> reason I'd want write access to that anyway.

Why on earth would you want 777 on anything in the first place?

> I'm running Suse 8.2, and I installed the game as root.

Why install it as root? Doesn't make sense.

Frederik Dannemare

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