dom at happygiraffe.net
Sat May 27 16:03:33 BST 2000
On Sat, May 27, 2000 at 11:29:29AM +0100, Neil Ford wrote:
> Hopefully someone can shed some light on this for me....
> I have today rebuilt my workstation with 4.0 (having trashed RH 6.2). I'm
> trying to get Postfix working with Fetchmail/Procmail. All have been
> installed from the ports collection.
> Running Fetchmail using a previously working .fetchmailrc produces the
> following log entries;
> May 27 10:51:48 carrot postfix/smtpd: fatal: connect #11 to subsystem private/cleanup: Permission denied
> May 27 10:51:49 carrot postfix/master: warning: process /usr/local/libexec/postfix/smtpd pid 23213 exit status 1
> May 27 10:51:49 carrot postfix/master: warning: /usr/local/libexec/postfix/smtpd: bad command startup -- throttling
> Any and all suggestions gratefully received. Deleting the package and
> installing from source *is* an option if that is thought to be best.
Try doing a "postfix stop" followed by a "postfix check". That should
clean up the perms, in theory...
Failing that, I suggest "rm -rf /var/spool/postfix/*", followed by a
"postfix start". That will jsut recreate the spool directory structure.
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