So, this USB-key device (which registers as a CD-ROM / SCSI-device; weird, I know), which ships with a read-only partition (kinda?) including a Linux binary you need to execute to access to the data-partitions. Unfortunately, I can't get the binary to execute:

# /mnt/cdrom/linux/ironkey
-bash: /mnt/cdrom/linux/ironkey: No such file or directory

I tried some of the obvious stuff, first:

# cp !$ /root/
# chmod +x /root/ironkey
# /root/ironkey
-bash: /root/ironkey: No such file or directory
# file /root/ironkey
ironkey: ELF 32-bit LSB executable, Intel 80386, version 1 (SYSV), dynamically linked (uses shared libs), stripped

So, I've got an executable file, copied off of the fake CD-ROM; and I still can't exec it? Does anybody know what next-steps I can take to get this executing?

  • OS: Slackware 14.1
  • Drive: Ironkey Basic S250
  • Machine: Acer E3-111 (C0WA)

Ah, it turns out that 64-bit Slackware doesn't ship with multilib support, and thus can't run 32-bit programs.

Although it's not something I can use, unfortunately, due to this being an ancient, offline machine, I did find this resource for allowing 64-bit Slackware to run 32-bit programs. Here's hoping this helps somebody out, down the line:


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