Cannot remove old log files
keramida at ceid.upatras.gr
Sun Jan 8 23:00:37 PST 2006
On 2006-01-08 21:57, Paulino Calderon <paulino.calderon at gmail.com> wrote:
> I am currently moving to a new log administration policy, the problem
> is that there are some old logs that I would like to delete but I
> can't, the error is the typical "Operation not permitted" although I
> am trying to do this as root, the file's permissions are ok and there
> are no special file flag activated or anything, any ideas?
> suckea# uname -a
> FreeBSD suckea.com 5.3-SECURITY FreeBSD 5.3-SECURITY #0: Wed Jul 20
> 06:22:23 UTC 2005
> root at builder.daemonology.net:/usr/obj/usr/src/sys/GENERIC i386
> mybox# ls -lo
> -rwx------ 1 root wheel - 78 Dec 6 15:00 auth.log.zzpKVF1
> -rwx------ 1 root wheel - 78 Jan 3 05:00 auth.log.zzr4dZD
> -rwx------ 1 root wheel - 78 Jan 4 17:00 auth.log.zzyP5R0
> mybox# rm -rf auth.log.*
> rm: auth.log.zzr4dZD: Operation not permitted
> rm: auth.log.zzyP5R0: Operation not permitted
Is the partition mounted read-write?
Can you run ktrace on this command and post the output?
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