f8 and ddclient[SOLVED] more questions

Mikkel L. Ellertson mikkel at infinity-ltd.com
Tue Feb 12 15:02:59 UTC 2008

Mike Chambers wrote:
> On Tue, 2008-02-12 at 08:34 +0100, François Patte wrote:
>> 1- ddclient is running as ddclient, group ddclient; so I have this
>> message in the logs:
>> WARNING:  Cannot create file '/var/run/ddclient.pid'. (Permission non
>> accordée)
>> How can I change the ownership of the process from "ddclient" to
>> "root"?
> Not sure on the ownership part, but what might help is in your config
> try /var/run/ddclient/ddclient.pid as you left out the ddclient
> sub-folder and that might let it get created?
> I guess you could just go to /var/run and do below if that will help..
> If there is no .pid file, create one and leave it empty first? then try
> below...
> chown ddclient.ddclient ddclient.pid
The /var/run/ddclient directory already has the correct permissions. 
The init script is already set to create a pid file there. You may 
want to change it in ddclient.conf file, or comment out the pid 


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