[Mailman-Users] Re: 2.1.2 with postfix(some progress)

Will Yardley william+mm at hq.newdream.net
Tue Jan 6 02:31:17 CET 2004

On Mon, Jan 05, 2004 at 05:16:08PM -0800, Robin Lynn Frank wrote:
> On Monday 05 January 2004 14:27, Robin Lynn Frank  wrote:

> > Installed 2.1.2 on Mandrake 9.1 with postfix 20031231.  Install was
> > by rpm from the mandrake site.  Followed the readme.postfix.  Got
> > the web interface up and running to do the admin stuff.  When I went
> > to create the list, I got an error that the permissions for
> > /var/lib/mailman/data/aliases.db were wrong and the file could not
> > be written to.  Attempted to figure out the problem and tried again
> > only to be told the list was already created.
> >
> > If I try to subscribe via the web interface all functions *except*
> > no mail gets sent.
> >
> > Any clues as to where I screwed up (besides trying something new)?
> Thanks to some help off-list, I got the permissions straightened out and the 
> aliases.db squared away.
> One remaining problem:
>  /etc/init.d/mailman start
> Starting mailman qrunnerSite list is missing: mailman
>                                                                 [FAILED]
> What may be the cause and how do I correct the problem?

Create the list "mailman".

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