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Re: unable to create any directory that uses numbers as the directory name



Try this:
unalias mkdir

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---- Original message ----
>Date: Thu, 20 Sep 2007 18:50:25 +0530
>From: "Madan Thapa" <madan feedback gmail com>  
>Subject: Re: unable to create any directory that uses numbers as the directory name  
>To: "General Red Hat Linux discussion list" <redhat-list redhat com>
>
>More info ................
>
>
>Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
>==================================================================
>root server [~]# cat /etc/redhat-release
>Red Hat Enterprise Linux ES release 4 (Nahant Update 5)
>
>root server [~]# uname -a
>Linux server.integrityserver.net 2.6.9-55.ELsmp #1 SMP Fri Apr 20 17:03:35 EDT
>2007 i686 i686 i386 GNU/Linux
>root server [~]#
>
>
>How reproducible:
>======================
>
>root server [~]# mkdir 1
>mkdir: cannot create directory `1': No such file or directory
>root server [~]# mkdir 12
>mkdir: cannot create directory `12': No such file or directory
>root server [~]# mkdir 1a2
>root server [~]#
>
>
>
>Actual results:
>======================
>mkdir: cannot create directory `1': No such file or directory
>
>
>Expected results:
>======================
>should be able to create a directory
>
>Additional Info:
>==================
>root server [~]# ll $(which mkdir)
>-rwxr-xr-x  1 root root 25060 Sep 19 15:46 /bin/mkdir*
>root server [~]# rpm -qf $(which mkdir)
>coreutils-5.2.1-31.6
>root server [~]#
>root server [~]# mount -a
>root server [~]#
>root server [~]#alias | grep mk
>root server [~]#
>
>FSType = ext3
>
>
>Thanks
>
>
>
>
>On 9/20/07, Madan Thapa <madan feedback gmail com> wrote:
>>
>> All was working fine.. this issue came to notice yesterday. Anybody had
>> such experience and any fix please?
>>
>>
>>
>>
>>
>> On 9/20/07, Bill Tangren < bjt usno navy mil> wrote:
>> >
>> > Madan Thapa wrote:
>> > > Hello,
>> > >
>> > >
>> > > unable to create any directory that uses numbers as the directory name
>> > >
>> > >
>> > > root server [~]# mkdir 123
>> > > mkdir: cannot create directory `123': No such file or directory
>> > > root server [~]# mkdir 0
>> > > mkdir: cannot create directory `0': No such file or directory
>> > >
>> > >
>> > > Filesystem is not in readonly mode becasue I can create dir with a mix
>> > of
>> > > numbers and aplhabets.
>> > >
>> > > root server [~]# mkdir 1ab
>> > > root server [~]#
>> > >
>> > >
>> > > Please advise.
>> >
>> > [root mach2 ~]# mkdir 123
>> > [root mach2 ~]# ls -ld 123
>> > drwx------  2 root root 4096 Sep 20 09:09 123
>> > [root mach2 ~]#
>> >
>> > I can. Not sure why you cannot.
>> >
>> >
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