varnishd gives 'Cannot create working directory' error

Denis Brækhus denis at
Sun Oct 21 09:58:40 CEST 2007

----- "Bennett Haselton" <bennett at> wrote:
> [root at sls-ce3p12 ~]# /etc/rc.d/init.d/varnishd start
> Starting varnishd: Cannot create working directory 
> 'NONE/var/varnish/sls-ce3p12'
> : No such file or directory

Try :
"mkdir /var/varnish"

check which user varnish is run under in your configuration, and chown /var/varnish to that user. 

"chown varnish:varnish /var/varnish"

Then try starting varnish again, should do the trick really.


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