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Subject[datapoint] Re: 2.5.7 rm -r in tmpfs problem
On Fri, 22 Mar 2002, Mike Galbraith wrote:

> Greetings,
> While doing some testing, I ran into a problem where rm -r doesn't
> remove all files in a tmpfs directory is there are lots of files
> in that directory. (rm -rf linux is failing)

I traced this back to the locking changes introduced in 2.5.5-pre1,
and verified it by moving the changes for the filesystems I use into
an otherwise pristine 2.4.4.

(experience says giving up would probably be wise at this point:)


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