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Re: [SLE] problems with Iomega Zip drives in Suse 9.2
  • From: "Carlos E. R." <robin1.listas@xxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Tue, 1 Feb 2005 20:42:00 +0100 (CET)
  • Message-id: <Pine.LNX.4.58.0502012038550.12975@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>

The Tuesday 2005-02-01 at 08:11 -0800, Randall R Schulz wrote:

> > Did anybody try setting the sticky bit?
> That doesn't seem likely to help. Presumably "/dev" is owned by and only
> writable by root, so making it sticky isn't going to have any real
> effect. Root was the only user that could have removed an entry there
> and will still be able to even if the directory is marked sticky.

Probably, yes. Although I was thinking of the file, not the directory. I'm
just hopping - I have never tried - that a "delete file" operation
complains about the sticky bit having to be removed first. As I say, I
don't know if that is the case, I'm just hoping.

Carlos Robinson

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