Command argument --no-exec-shield

Dave Jones davej at
Wed Jul 5 05:48:20 UTC 2006

On Tue, Jul 04, 2006 at 09:11:07PM -0500, Jay Cliburn wrote:
 > Does anyone know of a command that has an argument "--no-exec-shield"?
 > I'm trying to help someone over at, and every time he
 > launches a terminal, he says he gets an error message: 
 > bash:--no-exec-shield: command not found

Check .bashrc ?

 > I know what exec-shield is, but I'm not aware of a command outside of
 > sysctl that would attempt to turn it off, and I can't think of a good
 > reason why anything would try to turn it off.  
 > Is --no-exec-shield a valid kernel boot option?




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