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Re: Cannot delete a file though su.

Jussi Mattila wrote:
> This happened when I tried to compile ssh2. The compilation did not work
> out, so I finally decided to delete the whole directory, but there is one
> file that rm refuses to delete despite all possible force options
> and when I am running as root. This causes extra messages during
> boot up (but everything works ok). Here is the tree that will not delete:

I once had the same problem.  Turned out, that the file was "immutable"
or something.  Check the file with "lsattr" and then look at the man
page of lsattr (sorry, no linux at work).

MfG Viktor

Viktor Rosenfeld
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