files refused to delete

Julian Elischer julian at
Wed May 4 11:52:06 PDT 2005

use ls -lo to see if there are any special flags set on the file.
man chflags for more information on the flags.

How did you delete if from linux? last I heard the linux ufs code was 
not very healthy.
maybe they fixed it..

Maslan wrote:

>when i've extract a bz2 file containing filenames in other encodings (arabic),
>the file names appears ??? and it refuses to delete , however i
>deleted them from linux
>but the fsck created a hard link to them in lost+found and this hard
>links refused to deleted, it also created a hard link to my home
>directory which also refused to delete.
>is this bug in bfs or in fsck ???

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