Another thing to check is whether having /tmp/mounted noexec will cause
problems... it often is on VPSes.
IIRC with debian on parallels, if you shut down mysql, you can then
umount /tmp/and /var/tmp. Do all of your installs, and then reboot. Even
apt often requires the ability to run executables off /tmp ( I know
there are loads of exotic alternatives to this approach, but I'm all for
an easy life! ).
Eh? I'm totally lost here .... If parallels is a vps thing then I really am lost, VPS's in general are new to me so I am rapidly learning how things function on a real vps where I don't have access to the primary host-os. But /var/tmp isn't mounted noexec
root@ratfink:~# df -h
Filesystem Size Used Avail Use% Mounted on
/dev/vzfs 300G 217M 300G 1% /
tmpfs 128M 0 128M 0% /lib/init/rw
tmpfs 128M 0 128M 0% /dev/shm
> A: Yes.
> >Q: Are you sure?
> >>A: Because it reverses the logical flow of conversation.
> >>>Q: Why is top posting frowned upon?