[Date Prev][Date Next] [Thread Prev][Thread Next] [Date Index] [Thread Index]

Re: Off-Topic -- Strange files



on Fri, Nov 30, 2001 at 09:01:18PM -0500, Hall Stevenson (hallstevenson@mindspring.com) wrote:
> I've seen mention of something similar before and I believe it's related
> to ext3, but I'll ask to be sure...
> 
> In my / dir, I've got these files:
> 
> -rw-------    1 root     root            0 Nov  3 17:02 errs7NW6Z9
> -rw-------    1 root     root            0 Nov  3 17:04 errsdZrjcJ
> -rw-------    1 root     root            0 Nov  3 17:01 errsiC9TId
> -rw-------    1 root     root            0 Nov  3 12:55 errssdVYeJ
> -rw-------    1 root     root            0 Nov  3 11:17 errstPArtw
> 
> What are they ?? Being zero length, those are *usually* safe to delete,
> right ?? 

These are spawn of some misconfigured package or another.  Which, I'm
not sure, but they've been mentioned in archives.

They may, AFAIK, be safely deleted.  Annoying though.

Peace.

-- 
Karsten M. Self <kmself@ix.netcom.com>       http://kmself.home.netcom.com/
 What part of "Gestalt" don't you understand?             Home of the brave
  http://gestalt-system.sourceforge.net/                   Land of the free
   Free Dmitry! Boycott Adobe! Repeal the DMCA! http://www.freesklyarov.org
Geek for Hire                     http://kmself.home.netcom.com/resume.html

Attachment: pgpWc2GlUWZAp.pgp
Description: PGP signature


Reply to: