[svlug] Removing a mangled file/device
dmarti at electriclichen.com
Tue Sep 15 17:17:29 PDT 1998
On Tue, Sep 15, 1998 at 11:26:38PM +0000, Michael K Vance wrote:
> settings. Some think they are block devices, some think they are character
> devices, some think they are 's' (?). They have spurious ownership, that can
> not be changed. Either way, they don't want to go away.
You can try chattr...
chattr lets you change stuff such as the "i" (immutable) attribute
that isn't affected by chown and chmod. You should run it as root
(after you read the man page of course). man chattr for more info;
man lsattr for how to see the attributes of a file.
Don Marti Electric Lichen L.L.C.
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