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Scanning my system causes "errno is 13" on every scanned directory

When I do "savscan /" in my Linux-Terminal I just get error messages on every directory : "could not open XYZXYZ (errno is 13)". What could be the problem?



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  • Hello ErnestoKandler,

    savscan runs in the invoker's security context, if you're not running the command as root you get errno 13 (permission denied) - not for every directory though

    Christian

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  • Hello ErnestoKandler,

    savscan runs in the invoker's security context, if you're not running the command as root you get errno 13 (permission denied) - not for every directory though

    Christian

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  • Thank you for your quick answer; if I do it with sudo the result is the same, but without "errno13" - it just says that it cannot open the different directories.
  • Hello ErnestoKandler,

    the result is the same
    likely not, look at the nn errors were encountered  line near the end - there should be a significant difference (what's the value for nn BTW if you're running it sudo?).. Anyway a common cause are symbolic links pointing to a directory which doesn't exist.

    Christian