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Old 21st July 2012
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Default /etc/rc.d/cron : need root privileges ... unexpected operator/operand

Hi everybody !

It's a 5.1 release box .. I recall the last thing I had done before last shutdown was an extraction of src.tar.gz to /usr .. On reboot I got this :

Starting local daemons : Abort trap
/etc/rc.d/cron : need root privileges 
/etc/rc.d subr [164]: [:0: unexpected operator/operand
init : can't exec getty /usr/libexec/getty for port /dev/ttyc0:
Is a directory
I can't login as it keeps reiterating the last line with variations and Ctrl-C doesn't work.

(more hints : I haven't yet applied the security fix for 5.1 .. I was using amule )
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