From: Kenn Humborg (kenn at domain avalon.wombat.ie)
Date: Mon 18 Oct 1999 - 21:39:47 IST
> On Mon, Oct 18, 1999 at 02:28:13PM +0100, Donncha O Caoimh gave forth on:
> > Will someone with a stock RH6.1 box try run "mail" as a normal user
> > please?
> > I just got a "permission denied" error. There's no mail file in
> > /var/spool/mail/ for me but I tried sending mail as well and got the
> > same error.
Check the permissions on /var/spool/mail itself:
avalon:~$ ls -ld /var/spool/mail
drwxrwxr-x 2 root mail 1024 Oct 18 21:31 /var/spool/mail
This is on a RH5.2 box. I remember many times having to fix
the owner and permissions on this directory on older Red Hat
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