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Re: [UNSURE] can't remove dir

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Subject: Re: [UNSURE] can't remove dir
From: Louis-David Mitterrand <vindex+lists-xfs@xxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Fri, 14 Sep 2007 10:41:25 +0200
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On Fri, Sep 14, 2007 at 04:38:22AM -0400, Justin Piszcz wrote:
>
> On Fri, 14 Sep 2007, Louis-David Mitterrand wrote:
>>
>> While cleaning up /lost+found a directory resisted removal:
>>
>>      sylla:/lost+found# rm 1879629858 -rf
>>      rm: cannot remove directory `1879629858': Directory not empty
>>
>> The directory _is_ empty and "-rf" should remove it anyway, so this
>> looks like a fs error.
>>
>> This is on debian unstable with 2.6.23-rc6.
>
> what does "ls -al 1879629858" say?
>

I knew someone would ask, and this is slightly insulting ;-)

sylla:/lost+found# ls -al 1879629858
total 24
drwxr-xr-x 2 root root   8192 2007-09-14 09:25 ./
drwxr-xr-x 3 root root 299008 2007-09-14 10:05 ../


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