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Old 10-28-2005, 12:18 AM   #1
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cant delete or change a file

iam using a slackware 10 as a file server.... last night i notice that my file server automatically reboot went my user try to access a file in my server.... i try to find out what going wrong.... and i found out that the file that causing to reboot my system have no file permission "rwxrwxrwx" it disapeared??? cause went i try to run ls -la an error generate like this /usr/bin/ls myfilesermission denied.
i also try to delete but it wont be deleted and it will automatically reboot? went i try to access the files. and also a cant changes the permission "chmod 777 myfile" access denied.....even iam using root account? now i cant run rsync cause went rsync reach the file automatically rebooting my system.....pls help me:-(
Old 10-28-2005, 01:45 AM   #2
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See this post; it might help you out:
Old 10-28-2005, 11:20 AM   #3
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You could boot a livecd, mount your hdd and then delete it then. The livecd wouldn't be affected by it I don't think. You also might to run an fsck on your hdd while your there just to see if it's getting to something bad and just craps itself.
Old 10-28-2005, 12:15 PM   #4
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you may need to fsck

(please read up on fsck, backups, system recovery, etc. first if you're not familiar with fsck)
Old 10-31-2005, 12:04 AM   #5
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sorry for late response
anyway its halooween anyway iam in vacation right now
thk for suggestion i will try it went iam back to the office ....thks! i will try and went successfull i will post it again


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