what is the output you got from that command ?
heres the error i get:
[schneidz@hyper ~]$ path a.txt b.txt
bash: path: command not found...
Failed to search for file: Did not receive a reply. Possible causes include: the remote application did not send a reply, the message bus security policy blocked the reply, the reply timeout expired, or the network connection was broken.
you can check for the existence of files in the current directory by running ls