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Old 12-04-2005, 06:19 AM   #1
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SUSE 10.0 on i386: 40+ identical boot dir's that I can't delete, on /boot?

Is this a bug? Collapsable tree & "Open in New window" leads to 40+ of the same thing, all swallowing up my boot partition? I mean fine, thats okay, can't use it for too much more, but I would like to understand this.
Is it denying me permissions to delete on grounds that its only a visual glitch, and that physically, their are no directories resembling?

/boot/boot/boot/boot... etc

All my hardware works to my knowledge, and is in pristine condition.
And the OS is fully updated I believe.

Thanks for any reply.
Old 12-04-2005, 11:14 PM   #2
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I've noticed this on the SuSE systems at work, basically /boot/boot is set as a symbolic link to /boot. This is presumably to deal with bootloaders that don't expect you to have a separate boot partition and thus expect the kernel to be in a directory called boot of the filesystem they read. It's nothing to worry about, as far as I can see, just a bit odd.


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