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#23058 - 08/13/12 08:33 PM Repair Permissions - "MOUNTAIN LION"
MG2009 Offline


Registered: 08/05/09
Installed OS X 10.8 and ran Disk Utility for permissions repair.

This is the LOG:


2012-08-13 14:21:36 -0700: Disk Utility started.

2012-08-13 14:21:53 -0700: Repairing permissions for “Macintosh HD”
2012-08-13 14:29:59 -0700: Warning: SUID file “System/Library/CoreServices/RemoteManagement/ARDAgent.app/Contents/MacOS/ARDAgent” has been modified and will not be repaired.
2012-08-13 14:33:41 -0700: ACL found but not expected on “private/var/root/Library”
2012-08-13 14:33:41 -0700: Repaired “private/var/root/Library”
2012-08-13 14:33:41 -0700: ACL found but not expected on “private/var/root/Library/Preferences”
2012-08-13 14:33:41 -0700: Repaired “private/var/root/Library/Preferences”
2012-08-13 14:35:24 -0700:
2012-08-13 14:35:24 -0700: Permissions repair complete



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Is there anything here which is cause for alarm? I am puzzled by the red highlighted (mine) information in the LOG. Is ACL a matter of concern?

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#23060 - 08/14/12 02:45 AM Re: Repair Permissions - "MOUNTAIN LION" [Re: MG2009]
dkmarsh Online

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Registered: 08/04/09

Disk Utility's Repair Disk Permissions messages that you can safely ignore

The document hasn't been updated since Snow Leopard, but I doubt the status has changed.
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#23061 - 08/14/12 06:23 AM Re: Repair Permissions - "MOUNTAIN LION" [Re: MG2009]
ryck Offline


Registered: 08/04/09
Loc: Okanagan Valley
I'm Snow Leopard but get the same "Warning: SUID file...." and ACL found but...." cautions. In fact, I've been getting them for so long now that I just use them as a handy way to know I'm near the end of the permissions repair process.
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#23081 - 08/14/12 11:18 PM Re: Repair Permissions - "MOUNTAIN LION" [Re: ryck]
MG2009 Offline


Registered: 08/05/09
Hamlet was wrong . . . all IS well in the state of Denmark.

Thanks for the assurances.

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