operation not permitted on entropy file

David Benfell benfell at parts-unknown.org
Sun Aug 10 22:33:20 UTC 2014

On Sun, Aug 10, 2014 at 12:31:19PM +0200, Roland Smith wrote:
> As others have mentioned, run a full fsck of the filesystem that /var is on
> from single user mode.
> Trying to make a backup in this state will probably not work.
The system did indeed crash while I was running the backup.
Fortunately, not that much was lost that I hadn't already lost. What I
had lost, however, seems quantitatively substantial: I had to empty
out /lost+found to get to a clean fsck -fy.

David Benfell <benfell at parts-unknown.org>
See https://parts-unknown.org/node/2 if you don't understand the
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