Re: /dev/null: permission denied - problem
OK, I've done so like you told me. It now works. I also mailed the selection
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: Santiago Vila Doncel <email@example.com>
> To: Stephan Hachinger <firstname.lastname@example.org>
> Cc: <email@example.com>
> Sent: Thursday, April 27, 2000 8:16 PM
> Subject: Re: /dev/null: permission denied - problem
> > On Sun, 23 Apr 2000, Stephan Hachinger wrote:
> > > At least since I mixed my slink system with potato packages (glibc
> > > couple of months before, I have a problem with /dev/null. Firstly,
> > > reported at startup: "setuplog: open /dev/null failed: permission
> denied" (I
> > > "fixed" it by installing lpr which does not complain about it), and
> > > since I installed exim correctly, I always get mails like this one:
> > > [...]
> > > /bin/sh: /dev/null: Permission denied
> > >
> > > Has anyone experienced this problem and can help me, please?
> > /dev/null should be writeable by everybody, if it is not, please do:
> > chmod 666 /dev/null
> > BTW: There is a user who reported a similar problem. So far, we have
> > unable to discover which package exactly is the responsible for that.
> > Could you please post the output of "dpkg --get-selections" to the
> > firstname.lastname@example.org address? (if you think it is not sensitive
> > information, of course).
> > I have asked the same to the other user, hopefully we will be able to
> > compare both lists and see what common packages do you have.
> > Thanks.