zero size directories

zero size directories

Post by Lars Gullik Bj?nn » Thu, 16 Sep 1999 04:00:00



After some testing with autofs I have some zero size directories that
I don't want. rm, rmdir and the like are unable to delete these, any
clues?

drwxr-xr-x   2 root     root            0 Sep 14 04:10 larsbj

        Lgb

 
 
 

1. Deleting zero-sized directory?

Hi,

I have a directory with zero size. And I cannot delete it, even as
root!!!

When I do "ls -ail" I got this:

1 drwxrwxrwx 1 root root    0 Dec  8 09:35 cdrom/
1 dr-xr-xr-x 1 root root 2048 Feb  1  2000 cdrom2/

As you can see, a proper directory (cdrom2) has size 2018 and proper
permissions. But "cdrom" refuses to get proper permissions and proper
size. Then, it refuses to be deleted.

Yes, I tried suing as a root, chmoding it or touching it. But nothing
worked.

And I want it removed (or fixed) so I can point my CD to a proper
directory.

Any idea?

Salut,
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