[lug] Access control lists

D. Stimits stimits at attbi.com
Fri Oct 18 22:22:24 MDT 2002

Terry Branaman wrote:

> I am trying to set up an ACL on a file, but I get the following:
> # setfacl -m mask:7 foo
> setfacl: foo: Operation not supported
> I am running Mandrake 9.0, and have installed
> libacl1-2.0.11-1mdk.i586.rpm, libattr1-2.0.8-1mdk.i586.rpm,
> acl-2.0.11-1mdk.i586.rpm, and attr-2.0.8-1mdk.i586.rpm. The file is on
> an ext3 partition.
> What am I missing? Is there something else that I need to install? Or
> how to I enable ACLs? I haven't been able to find any HOWTOs on this.
> Thanks,
> Terry Branaman
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Are you sure that ext2/3 supports ACL's? Not that I know they *don't*, 
but I wasn't aware of ACL support on those systems...I use XFS where 
ACL's are required.

D. Stimits, stimits At attbi.com

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