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Old 7th January 2009
Mantazz Mantazz is offline
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Originally Posted by DutchDaemon View Post
I think the problem is that the directory /root is not writable by 'mail'

Try using /root/mail/varmail and do

chown root:mail /root/mail
chmod 775 /root/mail
I will try it and see if that helps, but I'm a little puzzled why it would matter. All the other mailboxes are set to 600, and that seems to work just fine for the minute amount of mail (almost entirely from cron) that moves on this system.

Why would the root mailbox need different permissions? That seems less than ideal, for sure...
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