Re: NEWBIE: trouble with getting autorun to work

From: Dave Robbins (
Date: 12/14/02

Or you linux sever could have been compromised. Seeing how your new to it,
it is a possiblity. You can email me off-list and I can help you find out.
Also, I can help you secure your box. What distro are you running? What,
if any, steps did you take after installation to secure the box?


On Sun, 15 Dec 2002, Ross Phillips wrote:

> Hi,
> Ok here's the run down.
> I'm on a linux server (I'm completely new to linux/unix).
> I got circle30bpl21.tar.gz from
>  (I chose this vesion
> because it was the latest version I could find which I could match up with
> any oasis olc versions with readme docs that made sense to me)
> I unpacked it on my server with no probs.
> I edited the port number on both the autorun file and the config.c file.
> These are the only two files I had touched and the port numbers are the only
> things I have changed, everything else is as it was when I got it.
> >From the circle30bpdl21 dir I typed ./configure an it ran off a smooth list
> with no errors that I could see, gave me the licence to read, prompted me to
> type cd src; make which I did and it ran off another smoth list in which I
> couldn't spot any errors.
> Then I back to circle's root dir, I type ./autorun &  and it returns
> : bad interpreter: No such file or directoryrun: /bin/sh
> The mud will run if I type bin/circle but it shuts down as soon as I log out
> of my shell.
> I've searched through all the FAQ's I could find and read all the readme
> filses i could find. If someone could help me out a bit I'd really apreciate
> it.
> Thanks,
> Ross
> P.s.On a side note, I have since successfully added the patch
> dg_scripts_pl9_with_oasis_bpl21.tgz which I got from
> (the only oasis patch I
> could find with clearly understandable instructions on how to install it and
> what files to change.)  and it seems to be working fine so far. But I had
> the autorun problem before messing touching that patch.
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