[Techtalk] Re: Mystery Diectory and invisible Files

R. Daneel Olivaw linuxchix at r-daneel.com
Sat Aug 9 20:59:03 EST 2003


> 	As far as chattr goes, it was my first thought too, but I can't
> think of any attribute that could be set that would have this effect.
> Even immutable files can still be listed.  Ditto for undeletable files.
> Try the manual "rm -rf pixmaps" as root, and see if that deletes your
> files for you.

I tried to create such a situation also, and you're right, chattr can't
make the things go that wrong.
Could it be a filesystem error ?
Maybe a full fsck -f after umounting or booting into init 1 will help.


R. Daneel Olivaw,
The Robot Inside.

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