Re: mounting /tmp
- To: email@example.com
- Subject: Re: mounting /tmp
- From: Carey Evans <firstname.lastname@example.org>
- Date: 17 Feb 1998 22:39:05 +1300
- Message-id: <email@example.com>
- In-reply-to: firstname.lastname@example.org's message of Mon, 16 Feb 1998 10:32:31 -0600 (CST)
- References: <m0y4TT5-000I7aC@glitch>
email@example.com (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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