[Mailman-Users] Failed Upgrade: System now down for 2.5 days HELP

mcnutt mcnutt at utk.edu
Fri Dec 23 18:03:09 CET 2005

I foolishly tried to upgrade from mailman 2.0.x to Mailman 2.1.6, and I
heartily repent of my sin.  I have attempted to restore back to my working
version, but its still not running.  Can anyone help me?

Bill McNutt
IT Administrator, UT Center for Literacy Studies

-----Original Message-----
From: Mail Delivery Subsystem [mailto:MAILER-DAEMON at cls.coe.utk.edu] 
Sent: Friday, December 23, 2005 11:59 AM
To: mcnutt at utk.edu
Subject: Returned mail: see transcript for details

The original message was received at Fri, 23 Dec 2005 11:58:36 -0500 (EST)
from utk-cls.ra.utk.edu []

   ----- The following addresses had permanent fatal errors -----
"|/usr/local/mailman/mail/wrapper post cls-news"
    (reason: 1)
    (expanded from: <cls-news at cls.coe.utk.edu>)

   ----- Transcript of session follows -----
Traceback (most recent call last):
  File "/usr/local/mailman/scripts/post", line 94, in ?
  File "/usr/local/mailman/scripts/post", line 73, in main
    mlist = MailList.MailList(listname, lock=0)
  File "/usr/local/mailman/Mailman/MailList.py", line 79, in __init__
  File "/usr/local/mailman/Mailman/MailList.py", line 892, in Load
    dict, e = self.__load(dbfile)
  File "/usr/local/mailman/Mailman/MailList.py", line 869, in __load
    fp = open(dbfile)
IOError: [Errno 13] Permission denied:
554 5.3.0 unknown mailer error 1

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