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Re: Can't remove or change a directory



Hi James,
You can use chattr (change attributes) command.

chattr -V =i tmp and then chsttr -V -i tmp and then try to remove the file.

You can man chattr for more information. Here is a good link for this
command.http://www.linuxdevcenter.com/linux/cmd/cmd.csp?path=c/chattr

I hope this helps.

Regards,
Frank

> I have an fc7 box that I'm trying to remove a directory on. I don't
> remember why I was playing with the directory permissions in the first
> place, but I just want to get rid of it.
>
> the directory is in /root and looks like this:
> dr-xr-xr-x 1 root root 2048 2007-11-09 15:35 tmp
>
> I can't do anything with it. Any file change I try to make, chmod, rm,
> mv, etc I get this error like:
> chmod: changing permissions of `tmp': Read-only file system
>
> How can I get rid of this directory? I've been googling in circles and
> can't find a solution.
>
> Thanks,
> James
>
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