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error using 'su'

Posted on 2009-07-16
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Hi, I'm logged in as root on RHEL 5.3.  I'm trying to su as an oracle user as follows:
[root@hostname]# su - oracle
without entering password I get the following:
bash [oracle=oracle] # command not found
[oracle@hostname]$
I still get to the oracle account, but why do I get the error.  

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Pete
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Possibly an error in the .profile or .bash_profile of the oracle account

Or if not an error, the PATH is not set correctly and a command is not found

Still start with the .bash_profile

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