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SubjectRe: Kernel 2.2.17 bug found

On Thu, 09 Nov 2000 16:20:22 Andrea Pintori wrote:
> I've a Debian dist, Kernel 2.2.17, no patches, all packages are stable.
>
> here what I found:
>
> [/tmp] mkdir old
> [/tmp] chdir old
> [/tmp/old] mv . ../new
> [/tmp/old] (should be /tmp/new !!)

No, bash cwd is still "/tmp/old".

> [/tmp/old] mkdir fff
> error: cannot write...
> [tmp/old] ls > fff
> error: cannot write...
> [/tmp/old] ls -la
> total 0 (?)

Right, "/tmp/old" does not exist, so nothing can be done with it.

> [/tmp/old] cd ..
> [/tmp] ls -la
> ***************** ./
> ***************** ../
> ***************** new/
>
> Does anybody knew this bug?

Is not a bug, I have also seen that int SGI IRIX. Try it in an NFS mounted
disk. I don't remember exactly, but even you can ls it. Things on file
system caches and so on...

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