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# 1  
Old 04-01-2009
cannot cd /tmp.

Hi All,

There's a /tmp. folder on my solaris 9. I can't cd on it

bash-2.05# uname -a
SunOS cads105ctce 5.9 Generic_122300-30 sun4u sparc SUNW,Sun-Fire-V890

bash-2.05# cd /tmp.
bash: cd: /tmp.: No such file or directory

bash-2.05# ls -la /tmp.
/tmp.: No such file or directory

bash-2.05# ls -ld /tmp.
/tmp.: No such file or directory

ls -la /
...
drwxr-xr-x 5 root other 512 Jul 12 2006 tmp.
...

Is this corrupted folder or file? Can I fix this?

Thank you for any comment you may add.
# 2  
Old 04-01-2009
post the output of "df -h". also the permissions for /tmp are wrong. should be 1777 afair.
# 3  
Old 04-01-2009
Correction, the folder is "/tmp.". There's a period on the ending...

Thanks.
# 4  
Old 04-01-2009
Post the output of "ls -lab /"

There may be other non-printable characters in the filename
# 5  
Old 04-01-2009
"." is a special character. You can change into it this way:
Code:
cd /tmp.*

If that is the only dir with 4 or more characters starting with tmp then try moving it.
Code:
mv /tmp.* /tmp.old

# 6  
Old 04-03-2009
Try to cd this way:
Code:
cd /tmp\.


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