[Pkg-exim4-users] /var/spool/exim4/input/... Permission denied

Sven Hartge sven at svenhartge.de
Tue Apr 18 18:27:01 UTC 2006

Um 08:31 Uhr am 18.04.06 schrieb Ross Boylan:
> On Tue, Apr 18, 2006 at 09:12:08AM +0200, Andreas Metzler wrote:
>> On 2006-04-18 Ross Boylan <ross at biostat.ucsf.edu> wrote:
>>> On Mon, Apr 17, 2006 at 09:16:02AM +0200, Andreas Metzler wrote:
>>>> On 2006-04-17 Ross Boylan <ross at biostat.ucsf.edu> wrote:

>>>>> When I try to send an email I get back the error
>>>>> 2006-04-16 02:54:59 1FV3y7-0002Nr-PM Failed to create spool file
>>>>> /var/spool/exim4/input//1FV3y7-0002Nr-PM-D: Permission denied.

>>> Those checks appear below, but first, the most suspicious thing:
> Is the alarming looking output of reiserfsck not an indication of a 
> problem?

No, since you used it the wrong way. You have to use reiserfsck on the 
device (in your case /dev/evms/Var) and not on the directory the device is 
mounted on.

BTW: _Never_ check a live filesystem.

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