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Re: update to fedora 10



On Mon, Mar 2, 2009 at 8:53 PM, Craig White <craigwhite azapple com> wrote:
> On Tue, 2009-03-03 at 15:16 +1030, Tim wrote:
>> Tim:
>> >>> What's the permissions of the /tmp directory?  I've seen that sort
>> >>> of thing in prior releases, because there was a problem there.
>> >>>
>> >>> [tim suspishus ~]$ ls -dl /tmp
>> >>> drwxrwxrwt 53 root root 4096 2009-03-03 01:01 /tmp
>>
>>
>> Craig White:
>> > since user 'root' is OK, I suspect that you probably are having an
>> > issue with older settings and you can temporarily move them out of the
>> > way...
>>
>> Just going off on a tangent - when I noticed this issue, several Fedora
>> releases ago, thanks to the /tmp permissions that I mention, root could
>> still log in (graphically), but users couldn't.  I expect because root
>> could still create the files it wanted in the way that it wanted them.
> ----
> and it made a lot of sense when you suggested it but he verified that
> up-thread.
>
> Craig

What about home directory user permissions?
Doesn't the X Windows needs a working user directory?

I may be myself going on a tangent, but I've never thought of
this one: does it make a difference whether the home dirs are in
a raid partition, a volume, an NFS mount or local home dir?

~af


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