On Tuesday 06 January 2004 12:12, Darragh wrote:
> > Aaargh. Have a look in /etc/profile or in .bashrc/.bash_profile in your
> > home directory. You've clobbered the default path somewhere. Looks
> > like you've probably quoted it somewhere i.e. export PATH='$PATH':
>> Ok, I've made a backup of my .bashrc file in /root and coppied a .bashrc
> from my account. Still the same result so I looked at the /etc/profile
You either don't have /usr mounted, or you have screwed up your /etc/profile.
do an rpm -qf /etc/profile
an rpm --verify whatever-package-contained-/etc/profile
replace whatever-package-contained-/etc/profile with the package named spewed
foeth from the rpm -qf
> Sorry about this, but I'm going to have to include it as an attachment.
> the screen reader in Windows cant understand it so I cant extract the lines
> with the path.
>> While reading it in linux I noticed something like
This prepends the current directory to the PATH; bad idea, this is a DOS'ism
and should be avoided.
> This is frustrating, two steps forward and one step back. After spending
> nearly eight hours on the access bridge I really hope I don't have to
John Allen, Email: mailto:john.allen at dublinux.net
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