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Re: deleted /tmp ruined X, how to recover?

Recreate /tmp and make sure that the permissions are set correctly so that users other than root can read the directory.


On Sat, Oct 28, 2000 at 04:28:21PM -0400, Benjamin F. Zhou wrote:
> Hi,
> I got a message saying the file system on which /tmp is located is full.
> Thinking /tmp contains only temperary files, I deleted them all. But after that
> I can no longer start X. I can still run Xconfigurator and configured
> successfully.
> But startx keeps failing.
> what should I reinstall? I want to avoid reinstalling from scratch.
> thanks a lot for your hint
> Ben
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Bryan K. Walton
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