LinuxQuestions.org
Welcome to the most active Linux Forum on the web.
Go Back   LinuxQuestions.org > Forums > Linux Forums > Linux - Newbie
User Name
Password
Linux - Newbie This Linux forum is for members that are new to Linux.
Just starting out and have a question? If it is not in the man pages or the how-to's this is the place!

Notices


Reply
  Search this Thread
Old 09-25-2003, 12:58 AM   #1
cparton
LQ Newbie
 
Registered: Sep 2003
Location: Brisbane, Australia
Distribution: Red Hat
Posts: 1

Rep: Reputation: 0
Directory changed to a file


I swear I did nothing wrong. (Thats what they all say, this time its me).

I was just copying files from my Red Hat Server to my W2K server. I was using W2K to do the copying. Not long after that I checked the data directory on my Linux box and it had made a few unwanted changes. It now appears to be a file and it has added .lock to the end of the file. EG… It was “server” its now “server.lock”.

The only thing that I would have done on the Linux box in between the file copying and noticing the directory had changed, would be changing some user details using Webmin.

Can anyone tell me what has happened and a possible fix to the problem please.
 
  


Reply


Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is Off
HTML code is Off



Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
I changed file system - what now mala fide Linux - Newbie 7 05-08-2005 10:51 PM
file permissions cant be changed! shishimo Fedora 1 12-04-2004 10:23 AM
mtime/ctime changed on directory entries stardot Linux - Security 2 11-29-2004 10:44 PM
we changed permissions on the etc directory and now we can not log in vinces39 Red Hat 1 06-18-2004 10:20 AM
file rights changed? monc Linux - Networking 3 11-19-2003 09:20 PM

LinuxQuestions.org > Forums > Linux Forums > Linux - Newbie

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 04:53 PM.

Main Menu
Advertisement
My LQ
Write for LQ
LinuxQuestions.org is looking for people interested in writing Editorials, Articles, Reviews, and more. If you'd like to contribute content, let us know.
Main Menu
Syndicate
RSS1  Latest Threads
RSS1  LQ News
Twitter: @linuxquestions
Facebook: linuxquestions Google+: linuxquestions
Open Source Consulting | Domain Registration