[Rear-users] rear already running error

Stefan Semmelroggen stefan at semmelroggen.de
Thu Apr 28 17:27:11 CEST 2011

Hi Schlomo,

Am 28.04.2011 17:21, schrieb Schlomo Schapiro:

> can you please find out what is going on with /bin and /usr/sbin on your
> system? Like ll -ld /bin /usr/bin /usr/bin/rear /bin/rear

RESCUE rear-debian6:~ # ll -ld /bin /usr/bin /usr/bin/rear /bin/rear
drwxr-xr-x 2 root root    0 Apr 28 19:01 /bin
-rwxr-xr-x 1 root root 6599 Apr 28 19:01 /bin/rear
lrwxrwxrwx 1 root root    6 Apr 28 16:45 /usr/bin -> ../bin
-rwxr-xr-x 1 root root 6599 Apr 28 19:01 /usr/bin/rear

> You might also try to substitute this in /usr/sbin/rear and see if it
> changes:
> SCRIPT_FILE="$(type -p "$0" || readlink -f "$0")"

I already did that as a quick fix and it works.

> If that helps then we should analyze the problem Dag had on RHEL4
> further to find a solution that serves both...

Unfortunately I don't have any RHEL installations at the moment,
otherwise I could check myself :(

Bye, Stefan ...

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