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Re: [vox-tech] not sure what to call it

If it's actually changed the permissions on files how would a reboot be
fixing it unless restarting the daemon is resetting the permissions on the
file and directory.

I've just double checked the security setting and it is set at standard.

Have you found a solution for this yet?

----- Original Message -----
From: "Aaron King" <aking@ucdavis.edu>
To: <vox-tech@lists.lugod.org>
Sent: Saturday, April 13, 2002 1:19 PM
Subject: Re: [vox-tech] not sure what to call it

> I have a new install of Mandrake 8.2 and have been having problems that
> somewhat similar.  Everything works just fine and then suddenly all
> functionality comes to a stop.  Looking into these problems, I've found on
> least two occasions that they're due to permissions problems.
> What security level did you choose when you installed?  Mandrake's
> system, msec, does permission checks on the whole filesystem and changes
> permissions to what it thinks they ought to be.  So you can set them and
> back five minutes later and have them reset.  If you're having problems
> those I've been having, it could be because some daemon suddenly loses the
> ability to write a file in /tmp for example, or to write to a log file, or
> read a file it needs.
> Could this be the problem you're having?
> Aaron
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