Re: Mail is messed up!!
email@example.com (George Bonser) writes:
> Hmmm, I seem to have the same problems even after NOT moving anything. I made
> a mistake and ended up downloading several things from unstable and after
> that elm cannot read mail and tkmail cannot write lock files in
> /var/spool/mail. I too have tried everything that I know of as far as
> permissions go to no avail.
> Any help here would be really nice. Pine seems to work fine, BTW.
> In article <m0vJAAx-00035fC@deathstar>,
> firstname.lastname@example.org (Stephen Pitts) writes:
> > --f2P==9pricKk5mwQ
> > I managed to totally mess up my mail spools while moving my Debian
> > system to anothe hard drive. Several other things were also messed
The perms on /var/spool/mail should be:
frodo:~$ ls -la /var/spool/mail
drwxrwsr-t 2 root mail 1024 Nov 2 19:56 ./
drwxr-xr-x 15 root root 1024 Oct 18 01:34 ../
-rw-rw---- 1 andy mail 0 Nov 2 19:59 andy
Anything else will cause problems.
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