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Re: cannot remove files from /tmp



On Sun, 2007-01-07 at 16:13 +0000, Anne Wilson wrote:
> On Sunday 07 January 2007 13:21, Rolf Gerrits wrote:
> > Rick,
> >
> > Thanks, but I tried all that .   I cannot change the ownership nor the
> > permissions ( as root ) .
> > Maybe I can give root temporary "rpm" permissions (group member) ?  I am
> > not sure this will work or if I dare.
> >
> > Thing is, that at startup the system cannot remove these files either.
> > I was wondering if I could run "fsck" or something on an mounted system
> > ( or specific directory ).
> > Possibly these are not really files, but just corrupted entries ?
> > I am open to suggestions ... ( formatting is not an option :-b )
> >
Maybe you said thisd already but what does ls -l 
return for the files. Or in addition what does the file command return.
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