Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 90052
Mailman 2.1 will not start
Last modified: 2007-04-18 12:53:25 EDT
Description of problem:
When trying to start Mailman 2.1-8, I get the following errors:
[root@linux root]# service mailman start
Traceback (most recent call last):
File "/var/mailman/bin/mailmanctl", line 524, in ?
File "/var/mailman/bin/mailmanctl", line 319, in main
File "/var/mailman/bin/mailmanctl", line 274, in check_privs
gid = grp.getgrnam(mm_cfg.MAILMAN_GROUP)
KeyError: getgrnam(): name not found
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
Every attempt produces same results.
Steps to Reproduce:
1. # service mailman start
mailman qrunner start
System is up2date with RHN. Mailman useraccount exists:
mailman:x:41:41:GNU Mailing List Manager:/var/mailman:/bin/false
as does mailman group:
this problem and a few others are fixed in the current rpm on rawhide,
*** This bug has been marked as a duplicate of 89695 ***
An errata has been issued which should help the problem described in this bug report.
This report is therefore being closed with a resolution of ERRATA. For more information
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