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RE: unable to create any directory that uses numbers as thedirectory name



How about:

 mkdir /abc 
 mv /abc /123

What's in var/log/messages, secure....

 ls -l /bin/mkdir

Just throwing stuff out there.  

Regards, Marshall

>-----Original Message-----
>From: redhat-list-bounces redhat com 
>[mailto:redhat-list-bounces redhat com] On Behalf Of Madan Thapa
>Sent: Thursday, September 20, 2007 12:46 PM
>To: General Red Hat Linux discussion list
>Subject: Re: unable to create any directory that uses numbers 
>as thedirectory name
>
>root server52 [~]# unalias mkdir
>-bash: unalias: mkdir: not found
>root server52 [~]#
>
>
>I already mentioned mkdir had no alias set.
>
>Thanks
>
>On 9/20/07, m roth2006 rcn com <m roth2006 rcn com> wrote:
>>
>> Try this:
>> unalias mkdir
>>
>>     mark
>>
>> ---- 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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