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SubjectRe: Cannot delete dir
On Fri, 16 Mar 2001, Neal Gieselman wrote:

>Date: Fri, 16 Mar 2001 10:42:40 -0600
>From: Neal Gieselman <>
>Content-Type: text/plain
>Subject: Cannot delete dir
>Excuse me, but can anyone tell me how I might delete a directory on a Redhat
>6.1 ext2 file
>system that has permissions drwS--sr-x? Even as root I cannot unlink the

What does "lsattr" say? I'll bet you've had some fs corruption
and some extended attributes are enabled. Also be sure to look
at the attributes of the parent directory as well.

man lsattr
man chattr

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