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Re: Mounting /var nosuid breaks qmail standard installation
- To: misc_(_at_)_openbsd_(_dot_)_org
- Subject: Re: Mounting /var nosuid breaks qmail standard installation
- From: Kenneth R Westerback <kwesterback_(_at_)_rogers_(_dot_)_com>
- Date: Mon, 7 Oct 2002 15:26:44 -0400
This heads up should only apply to those (I)nstall'ing 3.2. If you
(U)pgrade an existing system your fstab is *not* supposed to be
modified. If it is being modified please report it as a bug.
On Mon, Oct 07, 2002 at 01:09:45PM -0600, Jeff Ross wrote:
> This is a heads up for those of you planning on an upgrade to 3.2 and
> who run qmail.
> If your queue is under /var/qmail, (which it will be if you follow the
> Life With Qmail instructions) and your /etc/fstab mounts /var as
> nosuid (the default under 3.2), mail delivery will be deferred with the
> following error:
> Removing the nosuid attribute from the /var partition and remounting, then
> doing a chmod a+s /var/qmail/queue/mess seems to have solved the problem.
> I'm sure there are people more well-versed in qmail installations than I
> am that will correct me if I'm wrong ;-)
> Jeff Ross
> Open Vistas Networking, Inc.
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