Re: SUMMARY: How to mount /var/mail?

From: Kaveh R. Ghazi (
Date: Fri Mar 04 1994 - 11:03:40 CST (Bob Cunningham) writes:

>Make sure you have "noac" as a mount parameter.
>And, of course, that the server's /var/mail has the following ownership
>and permissions:
>drwxrwsrwt 4 root mail ..... /var/mail
>Bob Cunningham
>School of Ocean & Earth Science & Technology, University of Hawaii

        Would you please explain why "noac" (no attribute caching) is
needed for mail and what tradeoffs you make by activating it?

Kaveh R. Ghazi				Systems Programmer NS/TD			Rutgers University Computing Services

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