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Re: Locked Dirs



Another possibility - if you have Midnight Commander installed,
(or can install it) mc shows files visually - you can just 
highlight the file and hit F8 to delete (very similar to 
Norton Commander for DOS).  I normally install mc just for 
little problems like this.
HTH
A. Becker



Jason Lyons <BiptoN charter net> wrote:
> It has come down to having to deleting it from debugfs, could
someone let me 
> in on how to delete a particular inode from the disk this way.
> 
> On Tuesday 03 December 2002 4:36 pm, you wrote:
> > Not an ext3 issue, so I'm replying off-list...
> >
> > If you haven't tracked down the problem yet, there are several
ways to
> > delete misnamed files.
> >
> > Drop to console, and do 'rm -i *', this will prompt you before
deleting.
> > Just say Y to the one you want to delete. If there are too many,
maybe 'rm
> > -i *hxc*', which will narrow down the list for you.
> >
> > If all else fails, you can always do 'ls -ai', note the inode
number of the
> > file, and delete it from debugfs, but it should never come to
that.
> >
> > At 03:25 PM 12/3/2002 -0800, you wrote:
> > >Hey there I recently downloaded a folder off an ftp that had
[hxc] as the
> > >bwginning name of thr dir, now it says it's locked when I try to
delete it
> > > in KDE. when I try to rm -f in a console it says it doesn't
exist, I
> > > can't move it, delete it , or change anything about it. When I
output a
> > > ls -la to a txt it says this about it "drwxr-xr-x    2 root    
root	 
> > >	 4096 Dec  2 10:18 [hXc] Falling Cycle -
> > >2002 - Conflict" and when I just pull a ls -la in the console it
shows up
> > >  with "?[hxc]? blah blah blah" the question marks, I don't get
it. Could
> > >  someone lemme know how dumb I am I would appreciate it, as long
as you
> > > tell me how to get rid of it to ;)  Thanks everyone.
> > >
> > >
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