christopher.chan at bradbury.edu.hk
Wed Mar 11 03:16:06 GMT 2009
It is impossible for there not to be a proxy group if the group owner
shows up as proxy.
David Groos wrote:
> Thanks Gavin. I just checked ownership of /var/spool/squid/ and found
> that it was proxy. proxy. I then checked and while there is a user
> named 'squid' there is none called 'proxy'. Likewise there was only a
> group called, 'squid', none named, 'proxy'. Does that matter? Here
> are the precise permissions for the folder /var/spool/:
> root at gcos1:/var/spool# ls -l
> total 28
> drwxr-xr-x 2 root root 4096 2008-09-22 16:49 anacron
> drwxr-xr-x 5 daemon daemon 4096 2008-09-22 16:12 cron
> drwx--x--- 3 root lp 4096 2009-03-07 22:11 cups
> drwxr-xr-x 4 root root 4096 2008-10-20 13:10 cups-pdf
> drwxr-x--- 5 Debian-exim Debian-exim 4096 2008-12-28 19:34 exim4
> lrwxrwxrwx 1 root root 7 2008-09-22 15:55 mail -> ../mail
> drwxr-xr-x 3 root root 4096 2008-09-22 16:11 openoffice
> drwxr-x--- 2 proxy proxy 4096 2009-03-08 16:26 squid
> root at gcos1:/var/spool#
> Any thoughts?
> On Mon, Mar 9, 2009 at 7:14 AM, Gavin McCullagh <gmccullagh at gmail.com
> <mailto:gmccullagh at gmail.com>> wrote:
> On Sun, 08 Mar 2009, David Groos wrote:
> > Initializing the Squid cache with the command squid -f
> > /etc/squid/squid.conf -z ..
> > 2009/03/08 16:26:38| parseConfigFile: line 113 unrecognized:
> 'max_filedesc 0'
> > 2009/03/08 16:26:38| Creating Swap Directories
> > FATAL: Failed to make swap directory /var/spool/squid/00: (13)
> Permission denied
> > Squid Cache (Version 2.6.STABLE18): Terminated abnormally.
> > CPU Usage: 0.000 seconds = 0.000 user + 0.000 sys
> > Maximum Resident Size: 0 KB
> > Page faults with physical i/o: 0
> It looks like the ownership of the directory /var/spool/squid is
> wrong. On
> debian/ubuntu squid usually runs as the user "proxy". The
> directory must
> therefore be owned by that user.
> sudo chown proxy.proxy /var/spool/squid/
> should do that, though if you installed the packaged version that
> should be
> looked after automatically.
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