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    SubjectRe: Large numbers of files.
    On Fri, 7 Aug 1998, Rogier Wolff wrote:

    > Richard B. Johnson wrote:
    > > If you run this until it errors out from a full file-system, you
    > > (may) find....
    > >
    > > # rm -r /tmp <SEGFAULTS>
    > > # rm /tmp/file.00000000 <waits forever and can't be killed>
    > > # ls /tmp <waits forever and can't be killed>
    > > # vi /tmp/file.00000000 <waits forever and can't be killed>
    >
    > My guess is that the segfault is a kernel oops. (Look in your favorite
    > logfile). This killed the program before it finished the "rm" which
    > holds a lock on the directory.
    >
    > Roger.
    >

    Yep. Some dcache stuff. Will check into it after a "work break".
    Film at 11

    Cheers,
    Dick Johnson
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