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Date: Mon, 30 Jul 2007 12:42:19 -0300
From: "Tiago Cruz" <>
Subject: Re: Failed or refused to load /var/spool/mail/xxxx


On 7/29/07, Solar Designer <> wrote:

> This can be caused by several things, listed here in arbitrary order:
> 1. The mbox file is corrupt (e.g., doesn't start with "From ").

I think not, it's a new mailbox... and I have 2 mailbox to do this
test (tiagocruz and tiago)

> 2. The mbox file is too large (exceeds popa3d's compile-time safety
> limits; I don't know what they are for the Mandriva package).

No, is too small... only test messages from a new postfix.

> 3. File permissions are wrong on the mbox file itself or/and on one or
> more of the parent directories.

tiagocruz owner and mail is grup, not permission to others. But I've
tried with "chmo 777" too and not works... :-(

> Are you able to access the file when logged in as user tiagocruz?

Yep! Using "mails" all works very well :-(

> 4. Something is broken in the system software or hardware.  There are
> too many possibilities here, but they are relatively unlikely.

It's one VM that i've created to do this test....

Do you have any other idea? (how increase log messsage debug, for example?)


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