what script is whacking root's files

Tim Judd tajudd at gmail.com
Wed Dec 3 23:11:50 PST 2008

On Wed, Dec 3, 2008 at 7:44 PM, Kris Kennaway <kris at freebsd.org> wrote:

> Derek Ragona wrote:
>> I have a freshly installed 7.0 release server.  The configuration files
>> (all dot files including .ssh  etc.) in /root keep getting deleted.  I
>> assume this is from a script running from periodic and can be set NOT to
>> delete these files.  Can someone point me where I need to make this change.
>>  I have already combed through the handbook and mailing list archives.
> There is no such standard script in FreeBSD.
> Kris
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I'd make sure there's not something like a tmpfs/mfs filesystem that /root
is being used on.  If / is on a ramdisk image of any kind, on each reboot,
it should disappear.

Perhaps you should paste your fstab and current mounted filesystems as an
aid to debug.

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