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Re: fetchmail: lock creation failed

On Sat, Jan 03, 2004 at 10:49:55AM -0500, Thomas H. George <xyz@spininternet.com> wrote:
>    cd /oldhome/tom
>    cp -Rp .* /home/tom               ( Found by trial and error that .* 
> works)
> 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,

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