Removing wierd file
penglish at hydro.washington.edu
Tue Apr 20 12:12:12 PDT 2004
On Tue, 20 Apr 2004, Micheal Patterson wrote:
> > One of my former users has a strange file in her directory and I can't
> > remove, chown or chmod it as root.
> > ls -l
> > total 0
> > -rwxrws--T 1 1708453043 4187987649 0 Oct 9 2001 10009_dir
> > It was created over nfs by arcinfo running on a Sun machine. I have no
> > idea why it would have those permissions, let alone the invalied UID/GID.
> > Suggestions anyone?
> > Paul
> I'm guessing that you're already tried to chown it to root and chmoding it
> before trying to remove the file?
Yup, tried that. as well as rm "Oct 9 2001 10009_dir." I'll have to try
the fsck next when I have an opportunity to bring the machine down.
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