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Old 12-28-2004, 02:40 PM   #1
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ntop compile/post-compile problem?


i've d/l the source for ntop it ran ./configure etc with no problems as far as i know?, when i try to run it it says
[######@localhost ~]$ ntop
Tue Dec 28 20:17:53 2004 Initializing gdbm databases
Tue Dec 28 20:17:53 2004 **FATAL_ERROR** ....open of /usr/local/var/ntop/prefsC ache.db failed: Can't be writer
Tue Dec 28 20:17:53 2004 Possible solution: please use '-P <directory>'
 
Old 12-28-2004, 02:45 PM   #2
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Does the user you are running as have access to write to that directory?
 
Old 12-28-2004, 02:55 PM   #3
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think so i've ran chown -R tom:tom ntop
 
Old 12-28-2004, 04:22 PM   #4
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hmm.. i've redone the compile and get this message.
Tue Dec 28 22:19:35 2004 **FATAL_ERROR** ....open of /usr/local/var/ntop/prefsCache.db failed: File open error
Tue Dec 28 22:19:35 2004 Possible solution: please use '-P <directory>'

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