[Mailman-Users] 2.1.[45]: config.db.last not found

Mark Sapiro msapiro at value.net
Thu Sep 9 04:09:06 CEST 2004

martin f krafft 
>I am experiencing a strange problem with Mailman 2.1.[45] (it does
>not matter which version I try; I can't try 2.1.3 because it won't
>let me downgrade...), and I don't really know when it started. We
>had some problems with a server and had to reboot it. Since then,
>Mailman does not come up anymore:
>  gaia:~# /etc/init.d/mailman start
>  Traceback (most recent call last):
>    File "/var/lib/mailman/bin/list_lists", line 122, in ?
>      main()
>    File "/var/lib/mailman/bin/list_lists", line 94, in main
>      mlist =3D MailList.MailList(n, lock=3D0)
>    File "/var/lib/mailman/Mailman/MailList.py", line 128, in __init__
>      self.Load()
>    File "/var/lib/mailman/Mailman/MailList.py", line 609, in Load
>      raise Errors.MMCorruptListDatabaseError, e
>  Mailman.Errors.MMCorruptListDatabaseError: [Errno 2] No such file or dire=
>ctory: '/var/lib/mailman/lists/adapt/config.db.last'
>  Site list for mailman (usually named mailman) missing
>  Please create it; until then, mailman will refuse to start

Just a thought and possibly irrelevant, but do you in fact have the
site list created? You don't say. The list is usually named "mailman"
unless you have assigned a different name to MAILMAN_SITE_LIST in

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