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The original message:
> I run a Solaris 2.5 box; whenever I reboot I get the following message:
> ________________[message begin]________________
> /dev/bd.off: Number of symbolic links encountered during path name
> traversal exeeds MAXSYMLINK
> _________________[message end]________________
> I have installed GNU-C compiler on /export/home/local directory and
> created the symbolic link /usr/local to point to it. Now the directory
> has grown to be huge and I suspect it to be the problem. What is the
> least painful solution to this problem, if this actually is the reason
> for the above message
Do an "ls -l /dev/bd.off"
See where it points. POSSIBLY it points to itself. oops!
Just remove /dev/bd.off; it's a link to itself.
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