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Old 02-21-2008, 12:35 AM   #1
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unable to use find command


I am a new user to unix. I have worked in few linux systems before, but currently working in solaris 9.0

I am unablet o use the find command

when i say find -name *.txt or find -name '*.txt' my pwd is /mnt

i get the foll. msg :

find: path-list predicate-list

I am actually trying to located the snapshot.txt, in /mnt

kindly help me out.
Old 02-21-2008, 01:30 AM   #2
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As the message says, find expects first a path list which you fail to provide.

The command should have been something like:

find /mnt -name '*.txt'
find . -name '*.txt'

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