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Old 11-02-2003, 11:47 AM   #1
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rmdir full directories


Hi...
Sorry for the newbishness... I haven't been able to find this in my books...

How in the name of pete do you delete a full directory as root? I log in su my password, and of course, rmdir /directoryname always gives me the helpful "directory is full" thing... Which I am aware of, but I REALLY want to get rid of that given directory...

Any ways around this?

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Old 11-02-2003, 11:49 AM   #2
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Try:
rm -rf /path/to/directory
 
Old 11-02-2003, 02:54 PM   #3
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Thanks David... and now I even understand what your sig does!


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