[SunHELP] Permission denied as root
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Tue Dec 4 15:46:18 CST 2001
It appears that /var is a separate partition. You can not delete a mount
point if it is in used (the partition is mounted).
Steve Wingate wrote:
> Why in God's name would you want to removed /var? One can only assume that it's /var you're trying to delete since you don't tell us which directory you're in. Chances are something in that directory is being used.
> On Tue, 04 Dec 2001 12:02:53 -0900
> "Matthew Schumacher" <schu at schu.net> wrote:
>>Ok, I don't understand how this could be. Isn't root like god?
>># ls -al | grep var
>>drwxr-xr-x 2 root other 512 Nov 7 09:15 var
>># rm -rf var
>>rm: Unable to remove directory var: Permission denied
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