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Re: root rm: Permission denied - solution found

Martijn van Oosterhout <kleptog@svana.org> wrote:
> The point is that if there is corruption in the filesystem then the
> immutable flag may have be switched on accedently.
> You notice this on ext2 when an inode has been corrupted. There's a 50%
> chance the immutable bit may have been set, leading people to wonder why
> they can't delete the file even as root.

I had the same problem, just worked out how to fix it, I used the chattr
program, see the chattr man page for more details. 

Edward Betts (GPG: 1BC4E32B)

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