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PostPosted: Tue Jun 04, 2002 1:06 am    Post subject: Strange directory from nowhere... Reply with quote

Yesterday, I was just messing around on my system, and noticed a directory had been made in / - it's name consisted of a single chr(1) apparently. There were no contents in it, and it occupied one block apparently. Nothing bad happened from deleting it, and the system still appears to work as before.

Has anyone ever noticed any file system oddities like this? This is on ext3 by the way. It just slightly worries me that something could be corrupting things like that.
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PostPosted: Tue Jun 04, 2002 2:31 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Have you been trying to do any wierd piping by hand, experimentation or anything?

I know when I was experimenting with scp and netcat (not together) I had a file by the name of an IP address, and a couple other files by other wierd names that I attributed once I looked at them ot misinterpretation of the piping.

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PostPosted: Tue Jun 04, 2002 3:08 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Haven't been trying any of that stuff. Even if so, it shouldn't result in a single chr(1) directory I'd imagine. Seems to be something pretty strange.
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PostPosted: Tue Jun 04, 2002 3:09 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

how about optimizations with hdparm?

anything different at all?

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PostPosted: Wed Jun 05, 2002 2:22 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

I haven't changed anything from defaults in that regard, so I don't think that should be an issue.
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