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Re: [SLE] /etc/opt/kde3 ??
  • From: Anders Johansson <andjoh@xxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Sun, 30 May 2004 20:58:44 +0200
  • Message-id: <200405302058.44060.andjoh@xxxxxxxxxx>
On Sunday 30 May 2004 20.55, Jake wrote:
> jake@linux:/etc/opt> sux
> Password:
> linux:/etc/opt # ls
> /bin/ls: kde3: Permission denied
> . .. gnome
>
> Can anybody help explain this to me?

When root gets permission denied trying to do 'ls', it's usually a sign of a
corrupted file system. Did you recently have a crash?

I would suggest a reiserfsck (I'm guessing you're running reiser. People who
have these sorts of problems usually seem to be).

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