Thanks Konstatin, Magnus.

I found my problem. The problem was permission issue on the folder 
The user pushing the changes didn't have write permission to the directory.

Thanks for your help.

On Monday, 1 July 2013 11:57:57 UTC-4, Dennis Chang wrote:
> Hi all,
> This may have been answered a few times already. But I may not understand 
> the solution.
> I'm following:
> to create a Git server (remote bare repository). The host containing the 
> Git server has got Dropbox installed.
> I'd like Dropbox to be my backup of the remote repository.
> Here's my problem.
> Dropbox files is located /opt/Dropbox. Repos are located 
> /opt/Dropbox/repos.
> I've created a soft-link from /repos to /opt/Dropbox/repos.
> I'd like to set origin to this remote repository.
> git remote add origin git@gitserver:/repos/someproj.git
> git push origin master
> However, it seems the soft link, i.e. /repos, won't allow me to write to 
> the bare repository.
> The error I receive is:
> ~/Documents/workspace/test-git:11:35$ git push origin master
> fatal: '/repos/someproj.git' does not appear to be a git repository
> fatal: The remote end hung up unexpectedly
> ~/Documents/workspace/test-git:11:35$
> Can anyone help with this scenario?
> Thanks,
> Dennis

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