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Re: runq messages

Perhaps wrong permissions on smail (runq is a link on it).
Under slink, smail had the following permissions (is suid root):

-rwsr-xr-x root/root    301144 1998-10-13 19:01 usr/sbin/smail

Just a guess,

On Sun, 3 Oct 1999, Alan Eugene Davis wrote:

> I am sure that my system is in a bad state.  I installed from an old
> hamm CD, then upgraded by apt-get to slink, thence to potato.  For
> weeks now I have been living with dozens of messages per day in my
> mail box, from Cron Daemon, as follows:
> > runq: setgroups() failed: Operation not permitted
> > runq: cannot open /var/log/smail/paniclog: Permission denied
> > runq: cannot open /var/log/smail/paniclog: Permission denied
> I tried changing the permissions on paniclog and its directory, with
> no avail.  
> I found nothing on the recent mailing list archives about paniclog.  I
> was running runq as root.
> I have just now installed exim instead of smail.
> Does this look familiar?

If the box says 'Windows 95 or better', it should run on Linux, right?
                                                               - anonymous

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