Article ID: 5565, created on Aug 21, 2008, last review on May 11, 2014

  • Applies to:
  • Pro Control Panel Linux

Symptoms

Error message 'Invalid cross-device link' in site-admin web-interface

Cause

System has hard cross-device links. For example, /usr/tmp linked to /var/tmp and /var mounted to a separate partition.

Resolution

The main idea of fixing the problem with invalid cross-device link is to create non cross device .tmp directory for

each of your cross device links and put info about this .tmp directory to /etc/virtualhosting/tmpdirs file.

 

Example:

 /usr/tmp linked to /var/tmp and /var mounted to a separate partition.

 

To fix the problem:

1. Create /usr/.tmp directory

   mkdir -p /usr/.tmp

2. Add the following entry to the /etc/virtualhosting/tmpdirs:

   /usr:/usr/.tmp

3. Restart epld

  service restart epld

or

  /etc/init.d/epld restart

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