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Message 76239 - Posted: 3 Feb 2005, 9:56:41 UTC

Terminal says permission denied on bonic folder location "/Applications/Boinc/boinc_4.19_powerpc-apple-darwin". Whatcan i do to fix it?


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Message 76333 - Posted: 4 Feb 2005, 3:37:20 UTC
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Get info on /Application/Boinc and change the permissions so that wheel is allowed read/write access, and then Apply to enclosed items. From the Terminal the command is:

sudo chown -R root:wheel /Applications/Boinc
That should take care of the permissions problem.

Did you remember to make boinc_4.19-powerpc-apple-darwin executeable?

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Message 80588 - Posted: 18 Feb 2005, 6:31:50 UTC - in response to Message 76333.  

> Get info on /Application/Boinc and change the permissions so that
> wheel is allowed read/write access, and then Apply to enclosed
> items
. From the Terminal the command is:

sudo chown -R
> root:wheel /Applications/Boinc
That should take care of the
> permissions problem.
>
> Did you remember to make boinc_4.19-powerpc-apple-darwin executeable?


>
Firstly, thanx for the help!

Now, excuse my ignorance but I dont know how to make bonic executable, however you advice did work except my computer did not retrieve work units form seti. I logged out and attempted to login again but the computer did not appear to accept the computers password and again told me permission denied when i tried to enter the bonic file. What is happening?

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Message 80825 - Posted: 19 Feb 2005, 7:03:25 UTC - in response to Message 80588.  
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OK - In order to make boinc_4.19_powerpc-apple-darwin executable, use this command:

sudo chmod 755 /Applications/boinc_4.19_powerpc-apple-darwin
(It's still in the Applications folder, right?)

Either way, the server (scheduler[?]) has been throwing conniptions the last few weeks - It's hit-or-miss right now. So if you see BOINC outputting something like "Deferring communications" or "Backing off", then it's most likely a server problem and not your setup.

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