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Re: Bash: Cannot execute binary file

Eliot Moss wrote:
> On 3/28/2011 8:27 PM, independentt wrote:
>> Ok here is my problem I used to be able to run bIRCD on a shell before.
>> But
>> now first time I try cygwin, I WGET
>> and unzip it, edit the
>> config
>> files. And now I try to execute it using (.) ./BIRCD and it says BASH:
>> Cannot execute binary file. I have full access to the file and when I
>> type
>> file bircd it says ELF 32-bit LSB executable, Intel 80386, version 1
>> (GNU/Linux), statically linked, stripped.
>> I am a windowsx86 vista user
> I could be off-base, but two quick thoughts:
> 1) Do the file permissions include x (executable) permission
> as shown by ls -l?
> 2) Above you used ./BIRCD and bircd interchangeably for the names,
> but in cygwin names can be case-sensitive. Have you tried the
> case (upeer vs. lower) of the letters of the name exactly as
> ls reports?
> Best wishes -- Eliot Moss
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ls -l bircd  shows this message
-rwxr-xr-x 1 Admin01 None 577660 Aug 13  2010 bircd

I meant i did ./bircd in the fist case

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