[geeks] Solaris 10 mysteryZZ
mparson at bl.org
Mon Aug 22 10:43:42 CDT 2011
On Mon, 15 Aug 2011, Phil Stracchino wrote:
> Fellow geeks,
> I just discovered that /tmp on my Solaris 10 box has sprouted a large
> number of identical two-byte files named /tmp/xfile.(\d+). The numeric
> parts are seemingly random, but look like they might be process IDs.
> Each contains 0\n. None are in use. Their creation times are
> apparently random, and I can find no evidence for their being created by
> any script known to me. They are owned root:root, mode 0644. They have
> the following frequency distribution by date:
> Anyone ever seen this before? Any theories as to what might be creating
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