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Old 11-07-2012, 02:06 PM   #1
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Unhappy how to remove the symlink ?

I have created a symlink of usb drive and exported via nfs and when i removed the pendrive i unmounted and unlinked the drive but still iam seeing that usb drive directory in my /nfs and when i try to access it iam getting a message as "no such file or directory"
how to solve this issue..I cant do it manually i haveto perform it in c code itself

Old 11-07-2012, 04:02 PM   #2
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Try rm link without the forward slash that comes when/If you tab complete
Old 11-08-2012, 12:55 AM   #3
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Try rm link without the forward slash that comes when/If you tab complete
Ya I did that but have no use..
For example:

I have a usb,When i insert it,i Do mount and create a symlink of it and export it via nfs.And when i eject it i will umount it and unlink and remove that linkpath.But iam not able to unlink it successfully...When i do unlink its creating the broken symlink..

Old 11-08-2012, 12:44 PM   #4
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First unlink and next unmount?


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