[CDBUG-talk] /usr/bin/mail problem

Patrick Muldoon doon at inoc.net
Thu Jun 2 14:53:14 EDT 2005

forgot to cc list..

On Jun 2, 2005, at 2:42 PM, Toll, Eric wrote:

> Hello list, I am running FreeBSD AMD64 Hammer on a dual
> opteron server I build by hand.  It's 64 Bit but feels just
> like the x86 (i386) version only faster...
> Anyway the whole system runs very good, except that when I
> sign in to root account it says "You have mail" yet when I
> type mail, I get nothing.

are you physically logging in as root, or are you su'ing over?

> 'which mail' yeilds /usr/bin/mail

and /usr/ports/mail has some much friendlier mail programs besides  

do you see anything in /var/mail/root?


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