Subject: Re: ex/vi: Permission denied
To: Laurens Vets <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Chris Pinnock <email@example.com>
Date: 05/10/2004 09:20:13
On Sun, May 09, 2004 at 10:58:19PM +0200, Laurens Vets wrote:
> Hi all,
> I've just installed NetBSD on my qube with the help of the NetBSD
> restore cd. I've added a user, but everytime I want to edit a file with
> vi as that user, I got the error message: "ex/vi: Error: Unable to
> create temporary file: Permission denied".
> I don't think this is normal behaviour, but has anybody also had this
> problem with the restore cd? And how do I fix this error?
Are you in single user mode? If not:
What are the permissions on /var/tmp? On my system:
drwxrwxrwt 3 root wheel 512 May 7 13:31 /var/tmp
drwxrwxrwt 2 root wheel 512 May 8 13:14 vi.recover