[Mailman-Users] Unknown mailer error 1 *sigh*
smead at amplepower.com
Thu Jun 15 23:07:15 CEST 2000
Error 126 from sendmail is a permission problem. Error 2 means it can't
open the receiving process, I think. I believe that error 1 means it
can't find the receiver, but not sure.
In the install instructions, you'll see that the group s bit has to be
set. I think the kernel enforces the rule about having the directory
where the receiver resides be writable only by the owner of the
On Thu, 15 Jun 2000, Derek Simkowiak wrote:
> -> I should have kept better notes, but I'd guess that the no route is the
> -> problem.
> How could a route problem result in an "Unknown mailer" error?
> -> Sendmail won't deliver to a setuid program unless the directory where the
> -> process resides is writable only by the owner. That means no group write
> -> or `other' write priviledges. Mailman requires that the `s' bit be set
> -> for the group.
> This sounds like you are saying Mailman will not work with
> Sendmail. That simply isn't true :)
> What action do you suggest I take?
> (More info on the problem to follow in the next email, stay tuned)
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