SUMMARY: Funny File Permissions Problem

Date: Wed Jan 27 1999 - 10:42:11 CST

Thanks for all of the quick replies. As it turned out, it was a nfs mount
problem. The directory wasn't mounted to allow root access to them. As
soon as I went to the box that the file were on, the problem was solved.

Thanks again,

I am having a problem with a couple of files. As root, I can't remove them
or chown, or chmod them.

the files are listed as;

drwxr-xr-x 2 root other 512 Jan 21 14:23 dev.a

I did an rmdir -r of the file dev.a and I get the following message.

rmdir: directory "dev.a": Search or write permission needed

I also tried to chmod and chown the files and they won't budge. What can I
do to delete these files?


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