[Live-demo] tmp-files couldn´t be created under /tmp

Cameron Shorter cameron.shorter at gmail.com
Sun Jul 4 13:30:56 PDT 2010

I have just tested the creation of a .tmp_X file and .tmp_X in the /tmp 
directory (as user) and both worked fine.

Is it possible that the VM image you are working with has run out of 
disk space?

On 05/07/10 04:35, Kristof Lange wrote:
> Hi everyone,
> our 52nWPS needs some .tmp-files to be stored and therefore it will 
> use the default-tmp-folder ("/tmp"). While I was testing our 
> installation-script one the .iso livedvd (with virutalbox), i got the 
> error, that no .tmp-files could be created in the tmp-folder.
> We use "static File createTempFile( String prefix, String suffix ) 
> throws IOException"-method for creating these .tmp-files, but we are 
> not able to launch the application and create tmp-files without having 
> root-privilege.
> The script works well on my machine..
> Has anyone the same problems or better a solution for this dilemma?
> Just 3 1/2 hours left ;-)
> Best regards
> Kristof
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