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On a server I haven't installed, ntpd is broken:

# /etc/init.d/ntpd start
ntpd: error while loading shared libraries:
  libz.so.1: cannot open shared object file: Permission denied

but permissions look right:

# ldd /usr/sbin/ntpd
libz.so.1 => /usr/lib64/libz.so.1

# ls -l /usr/lib64/libz.so.1
lrwxrwxrwx root root /usr/lib64/libz.so.1 -> libz.so.1.2.3

# ls -l /usr/lib64/libz.so.1.2.3
-rwxr-xr-x root root /usr/lib64/libz.so.1.2.3

LD_LIBRARY_PATH is empty and the server is 64 bit:

# uname -a
Linux my.server 2.6.18-128.el5 #1 SMP [...] x86_64 x86_64 x86_64 GNU/Linux

How do I find out which library hasn't enough permissions?

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up vote 3 down vote accepted

If you are using SELinux, then you might have a wrong label on /usr/lib64/libz.so.1.2.3 file.

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