Re: Illegal user

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Brian Hancock wrote:
server... In trying to sort out the "Illegal User" message, I asked their support to try and run DOSEMU as root which they did and got a
The thing is that you are not supposed to run
dosemu as root, as this is a serious security threat.
Even though you haven't run my test program, I suspect
that the problem was that /etc/passwd wasn't readable
for the user, and when you started dosemu as root, it
was able to read /etc/passwd. Normally /etc/passwd is
readable for the users, so dosemu can run.

Sorry to send you out chasing a red herring...
I don't think so, dosemu is not supposed to require root
to run. As for the 64bit CPU - yes, switching to the 32bit
one is the solution for now.

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