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-rwx-
 124 
 421

Which is right??

I'm confused .

Anyone knows this?

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@jw013 has given you the correct answer, but for your future reference, this is available to you in your systems documentation - man chmod in this case explains the file mode bits in detail. –  Mike Insch Aug 4 '11 at 10:06
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rwx
421

Read it like a binary number (place values increase to the left)

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