[linux-lvm] Directories turned to sockets

Jeff Layton jtlayton at poochiereds.net
Sat Jun 5 15:59:14 UTC 2004

On Fri, 2004-06-04 at 16:27, Kjartan Reynir Hauksson wrote:
> This afternoon I discovered that a 141 directories had turned into
> socets on one of my lvm volume, that is a folder previously listed
> with the attributes drwxrwxr-x now has srwxrwxr-x.  I don't know if
> this is an lvm problem or not but something has defanately gone wrong
> with my filesystem and I'd like to know if anyone could tell me what
> might be going on.  I'm running mandrake 10 with ext3 filesystems on
> lvm2 volumes (allthough it says it's using lvm1 metadata??).

This doesn't sound like a problem with LVM2. LVM2 just presents block
devices, and doesn't really have any concept of things at the filesystem
level. I may be incorrect, but I'd look more for something at the
filesystem level (unmount the filesystem and fsck it perhaps), or
perhaps a rogue process or cron job that has done this change on your

Jeff Layton <jtlayton at poochiereds.net>

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