On Wed April 23 2008, Behdad Esfahbod wrote: > The tools in /sbin are divided into two categories: > > a) Those that are useful for non-root users, mostly in a > query/reporting capacity. Like ifconfig, lsmod, and fdisk (for -l), > lspci, lsusb, ... > > b) Those that are not useful without root privileges. Like modprobe, > rmmod, insmod, fsck, swapoff, ... Who does really know which tools belong to which category? E.g. I use modprobe very often as a non root user to get a list of possible modules: modprobe -l works fine as a normal user. Regards, Till
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