[Users] error using vi in VE but no beans?

Gregor Mosheh gregor at hostgis.com
Sun Aug 26 21:16:35 EDT 2007

Steve Hodges wrote:
> E297: Write error in swap file
> E303: Unable to open swap file for "rc.local", recovery impossible
> "rc.local" 17 lines, 387 characters

That's vi saying that it can't save a backup of the file (yeah, "swap 
file" really intuitive) That's probably just a permissions issue. Are 
you able to manually create and then delete a fake swap file named 
.rc.local.swp ?

Gregor Mosheh / Greg Allensworth
System Administrator, HostGIS cartographic development & hosting services

"Remember that no one cares if you can back up,
  only if you can restore." - AMANDA

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