[HCoop-Help] alpine mail directory permissions
jackhill at trilug.org
Mon Feb 2 09:12:18 EST 2015
On Sun, 1 Feb 2015, dbrownst wrote:
> Now when I try to restart the program, I receive the error:
> "The "/afs/hcoop.net/user/d/db/dbrownst/mail" subdirectory already
> exists, but it is not writable by Alpine so Alpine cannot run.
> Please correct the permissions and restart Alpine."
What is the output of "tokens" and "fs listacl ~/mail" ?
I suspect that you have lost AFS tokens for some reason (maybe they
expired?). To new one, run kinit (to ensure you have kerberos tickets) and
If you plan to stay logged in for an extended period of time, I recommend
using some method of keeping valid tokens. I run this script,
/afs/hcoop.net/user/j/ja/jackhill/arch/share/bin/cont-renew-notify in the
background (although there is currently a bug so it doesn't actually
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