Re: Weird ext2fs immortal directory bug

From: Richard B. Johnson (
Date: Thu Jul 26 2001 - 11:52:48 EST

On Thu, 26 Jul 2001 wrote:

> Try lsattr ./#3147 and see if the i attribute is set. If so, then
> (as root) do
> chattr -i ./#3147 and try again to remove it.
> Wayne

If you try that from a shell, it may fail because '#' means
"ignore everything thereafter", so you are trying to do muck
with the directory. I think:

chattr -i ./\#3147 had ought to do it.

Dick Johnson

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    attributed to Microsoft. Once I realized that Ctrl-Alt-Del
    was handled in the BIOS, I found that there aren't any.

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