[pmwiki-users] Help needed after server change

Patrick R. Michaud pmichaud at pobox.com
Thu Sep 25 08:27:05 CDT 2008

On Thu, Sep 25, 2008 at 06:54:03AM -0400, Curtis, Clayton wrote:
> My happy little pmwiki machine began to die a couple of weeks ago. I copied off
> the pmwiki folder, got a new server put up (Fedora Core 9), and copied the
> folder back on. Most all it well (after deleting .flock), but I can’t 
> edit any pages. When I try to save, I get an error message along the 
> lines of the following:
> Cannot write page to Main.RecentChanges (wiki.d/Main.RecentChanges)...changes
> not saved
> I’ve set the permissions of the entire pmwiki folder to 777, but that didn’t
> help.

Make sure that the wiki.d/ permissions are 777.  You may also need
to change the permissions on existing files in wiki.d/ to 777,
although this shouldn't be necessary.

You probably don't want or need the pmwiki/ folder permissions to
be 777.


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