root is denied the ability to change permissions?

Dennis Calhoun dcalhoun at
Sat Dec 27 00:13:03 UTC 2003

On Fri, 26 Dec 2003 15:07:43 -0400, you wrote:

>I appreciate someone actually explaining in short, simple language
>*what* to do (not that I've tried yet). There are too many options for
>most things in linux for us newbies to use trial and error in any
>useful fashion. But if someone tells us the correct "magic
>incantation", *THEN* we can often work backwards using trial and error
>to learn a bit. Starting blind makes it nearly impossible though.

It certainly makes me feel much better to hear someone else say
exactly that. Thank you!

Dennis C.

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