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Old 14th April 2008, 13:25
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Question Log Rotation Errors. Please Help!!

Hi I hope someone can help me with my logrotate problems. Last week it rotated fine and today the logs were not rotated please see my force log rotation errors below; i dont understand why it cant rename or create, the file permissions havnt changed.

error: failed to rename /var/log/messages to /var/log/messages.1: Operation not permitted
error: error creating output file /var/log/messages: Operation not permitted

any help will be appreciated.


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Old 14th April 2008, 14:02
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ls -l /var/log/messages*
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