what script is whacking root's files

Ivan Voras ivoras at freebsd.org
Thu Dec 4 06:48:41 PST 2008

Derek Ragona wrote:

> This particular server is running in a VM on a vmware esx 3.5 server. 
> The server runs fine, but every so often the dot files disappear for
> root.  I have not found the behavior to follow a reboot, but some period
> of time.  Hence my suspicions it was a periodic script.

Are you sure the vmware server doesn't periodically (or on reboot,
perhaps?) revert the disk's content to an earlier snapshot?

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