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quad2 ~]# /etc/init.d/pbs_mom start<o:p></o:p></p></div><div><p class=MsoNormal>Starting TORQUE Mom: pbs_mom: LOG_ERROR::Permission denied (13) in chk_file_sec, Security violation with &quot;/var&quot; - /var is world writable and not sticky<o:p></o:p></p></div><div><p class=MsoNormal>pbs_mom: LOG_ERROR::Permission denied (13) in chk_file_sec, Security violation with &quot;/var&quot; - /var is world writable and not sticky<o:p></o:p></p></div><div><p class=MsoNormal>pbs_mom: LOG_ERROR::Permission denied (13) in chk_file_sec, Security violation with &quot;/var&quot; - /var is world writable and not sticky<o:p></o:p></p></div><div><p class=MsoNormal>&nbsp;&nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; [FAILED]<o:p></o:p></p></div></div><div><p class=MsoNormal><o:p>&nbsp;</o:p></p></div><div><p class=MsoNormal><o:p>&nbsp;</o:p></p></div><div><p class=MsoNormal><span class=apple-style-span><span style='font-size:13.0pt;font-family:"Arial","sans-serif"'>which are the permissions for : /var</span></span><o:p></o:p></p></div><p class=MsoNormal style='margin-bottom:12.0pt'><br>-- <br>Abraham Zamudio Ch.<o:p></o:p></p></div></div></body></html>