Re: fetchmail: lock creation failed
On Sat, Jan 03, 2004 at 10:49:55AM -0500, Thomas H. George <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> cd /oldhome/tom
> cp -Rp .* /home/tom ( Found by trial and error that .*
> Almost everything works - e.g. mozilla previously undeleted mail - but
> fetchmail which aborts with the "lock creation failed" message.
> How can I fix this?
Depends. Are you sure that /home/tom/ and everything under that is
owned by you? 'ls -ld /home/tom' and 'ls -la /home/tom' should show
tom.tom on every file.
Hope this helps,