'can't remove' errors

Russ Allbery rra at stanford.edu
Wed Jul 3 01:13:37 UTC 2002


Bill Tangren <bjt at aa.usno.navy.mil> writes:

> I am running inn 2.3.2-5, and have been doing so successfully for some
> time. In the last week or so, though, I have been having problems. I can
> post (seemingly successfully) to our internal groups, but the articles
> don't show up. This is an example of what shows up in the log:

> Jul  1 04:02:37 aa rnews: cant remove 3d1c518conRBPt Permission denied
> Jul  1 04:02:37 aa rnews: cant remove 3d1c7a98rPp0bV Permission denied
> Jul  1 04:02:37 aa rnews: cant remove 3d1fa67eVhlonY Permission denied
> Jul  1 05:01:01 aa rnews: cant remove 3d1c518conRBPt Permission denied
> Jul  1 05:01:01 aa rnews: cant remove 3d1c7a98rPp0bV Permission denied
> Jul  1 05:01:01 aa rnews: cant remove 3d1fa67eVhlonY Permission denied

> File '3d1c518conRBPt' is located in /var/spool/news/incoming/. the
> directory listing looks like this:

> -rw-rw-r--    1 news     news         1852 Jun 28 08:07 3d1c518conRBPt
> -rw-rw-r--    1 news     news         1800 Jun 28 11:02 3d1c7a98rPp0bV
> -rw-rw-r--    1 news     news         1704 Jun 30 20:46 3d1fa67eVhlonY
> -rw-rw-r--    1 news     news         1214 Jul  1 09:28 3d20590fNkaqQf
> -rw-rw-r--    1 news     news         1319 Jul  1 09:30 3d20597ccWmqU2
> -rw-rw-r--    1 news     news         1652 Jul  1 09:34 3d205a51TNssQk
> -rw-rw-r--    1 news     news       233459 Jul  1 10:00 3d2060885tqTSB
> -rw-rw-r--    1 news     news       233457 Jul  1 10:00 3d206093cKaV3F
> -rw-rw-r--    1 news     news         2020 Jul  1 11:20 3d207341wbJFNL
> -rw-rw-r--    1 news     news         2326 Jul  1 16:54 3d20c17bw9kFx4
> drwxr-xr-x    2 news     news         4096 Aug 28  2001 bad

> Can anyone tell me why I am getting these errors? I have not changed the
> config files in some time (months)

What are the permissions on the directory (not just the files in the
directory)?

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