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Re: mounting /tmp

haphazard@socketis.net (Greg Norris) writes:

> I'm trying to mount a filesystem (ext2) as /tmp, and am experiencing
> what I assume to be problems with the permissions.  For example, when I
> type "man bash" (as a normal user) I get the message:
>      bash: can't create a temporary filename: No such file or directory

After mounting /tmp, do a "chmod 1777 /tmp".  The permissions on /tmp
must allow world writes, and when you mount a new volume, the
permissions on its root directory get used.

	 Carey Evans  http://home.clear.net.nz/pages/c.evans/

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