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Subject: Re: Majordomo & RedHat 6.0 problem
From: widget <widget @ wurldlink . net>
Date: Tue, 08 Jun 1999 21:23:45 -1000
To: Jeff Simmons <jsimmons @ goblin . punk . net>, majordomo-users @ GreatCircle . COM
In-reply-to: <199906080514.WAA16613@goblin.punk.net>

Had Similar problem on the upgrade. 

seems that RH6 will take long account names while previous versions took 8
character max.

changed the passwd and shadow passwd from majordomo to majordom.

Good luck. 

	and BTWin which file is the initial subscription mesage ?


W

At 10:14 PM 6/7/99 -0700, Jeff Simmons wrote:
>I've been using Majordomo for a few years now, most recently on a RedHat 5.2
>box.  I recently upgraded it to RH 6.0, and haven't been able to get it to
>work.
>
>Rather than go through the hours I've spent on this, I installed a test
>version of Majordomo 1.94-4.  Everything was set up according to the
>INSTALL file.  Everything works fine, until I get to the part about:
>
>      % touch /path/to/majordomo/lists/test
>      % echo 'lists' | mail majordomo     
>
>At this point, the Log records:
>
>Jun 07 21:02:16 goblin.punk.net majordomo[16388] {} ABORT
majordomo@goblin.punk.net:  is not a valid return address.
>
>And an email message to root also saying that majordomo@goblin.punk.net is 
>not a valid return address.
>
>Some info:
>
>Sendmail:  v8.51
>	smrsh has been turned off
>	majordomo, majordom, daemon, mail are all set to 'trusted'
>
>Aliases (/etc/aliases):  
>
>majordomo: "|/usr/local/majordomo/wrapper majordomo"
>majordomo-owner: owner-majordomo
>owner-majordomo: root, nobody
>majordom: owner-majordomo
>nobody: /dev/null  
>
>goblin:/usr/local/majordomo# ls -l
>total 259
>-rw-rw-r--   1 majordom daemon        118 Jun  7 21:02 Log
>drwxr-xr-x   2 majordom daemon       1024 Jun  7 20:56 Tools/
>-rwxr-xr-x   1 majordom daemon       5234 Jun  7 20:56 archive2.pl*
>drwxr-xr-x   2 majordom daemon       1024 Jun  7 20:56 bin/
>-rwxr-xr-x   1 majordom daemon       2795 Jun  7 20:56 bounce-remind*
>-rwxr-xr-x   1 majordom daemon      10671 Jun  7 20:56 config-test*
>-rwxr-xr-x   1 majordom daemon      49673 Jun  7 20:56 config_parse.pl*
>-rwxr-xr-x   1 majordom daemon      13031 Jun  7 20:56 digest*
>drwxrwx---   2 majordom daemon       1024 Jun  7 21:01 lists/
>-rwxr-xr-x   1 majordom daemon      64251 Jun  7 20:56 majordomo*
>-rw-r--r--   1 majordom daemon      10470 Jun  7 20:56 majordomo.cf
>-rwxr-xr-x   1 majordom daemon      23763 Jun  7 20:56 majordomo.pl*
>-rwxr-xr-x   1 majordom daemon        137 Jun  7 20:56 majordomo_version.pl*
>drwxr-xr-x   4 majordom daemon       1024 Jun  7 20:56 man/
>-rwxr-xr-x   1 majordom daemon       3532 Jun  7 20:56 request-answer*
>-rwxr-xr-x   1 majordom daemon      29520 Jun  7 20:56 resend*
>-rw-r--r--   1 majordom daemon      10462 Jun  7 20:56 sample.cf
>-rwxr-xr-x   1 majordom daemon       8060 Jun  7 20:56 shlock.pl*
>-rwsr-xr-x   1 root     daemon      14850 Jun  7 20:57 wrapper*  
>
>goblin:/usr/local# ls -l
>drwxr-x--x   6 majordom daemon       1024 Jun  7 21:02 majordomo/
>
>goblin:/usr/local# perl -v
>This is perl, version 5.005_03 built for i386-linux 
>
>Does anyone have the slightest clue what's going on?  I'm getting kind
>of desperate here, I've got some pretty important lists that aren't running.
>
>Thanks for any help you can give me.
>
>-- 
>Jeff Simmons                                              jeff@punk.net 
>     Simmons Consulting - Network Engineering and Administration
>Punknet - what happens when a bunch of computer geeks with way too much
>	free time and free hardware get pissed off at their ISP.
>"You guys, I don't hear any noise.  Are you sure you're doing it right?" 
>               -- My Life With The Thrill Kill Kult
>
>


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