Tsdb error: unable to add [file] (read only)

I think I’ve seen this before but I forgot how to fix this…

I had to reinstall the VM which I use for regression testing, and now in isolation, the tests work, but if I try to run all of them, the regression grammars load, however the tests all report ERROR with the message:

initialize(): unable to create data file for `phenomenon’ (read-only).

Which step do I seem to have missed in the setup?

I did edit /etc/security/limit.conf as instructed.

Well, I did two things:

  1. installed VMware tools which I think includes something like the guest additions (? maybe)
  2. restarted

I think the issue must have been the /etc/security/limits.conf though, and that it is the restart that helped.

I’m having the same problem. However, I’m not running it in Virtualbox, but in a direct installation of linux. What modification was made to /etc/security/limits.conf?

I meant this part from these instructions:

Honestly, I am not sure what happened in my case… Let me know.

That was it; thanks for the link.

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