strange error on "sudo rm -r "

anirudh vij anirudhvij at gmail.com
Fri Apr 13 04:12:25 PDT 2007


that was the only error.repeating the command worked fine.
other instances of sudo and rm also worked fine.however i cant explain why
the error  should have come in the first place.rm and sudo are pretty old
and should'nt have bugs ,right?


On 4/13/07, Tijnema ! <tijnema at gmail.com> wrote:
>
> On 4/13/07, anirudh vij <anirudhvij at gmail.com> wrote:
> > hi,
> > i just built scilab .but on deleting the source tree i got this message:
> >
> >  /home/hackman/to-be-built  sudo rm -r scilab-4.1
> > Segmentation fault
> >  /home/hackman/to-be-built
> > Message from syslogd at localhost @localdomain at Fri Apr 13 13:21:23 2007
> ...
> > localhost at localdomain kernel: Oops: 0000 [#1]
> >
> > Message from syslogd at localhost@localdomain at Fri Apr 13 13:21:23 2007
> ...
> > localhost at localdomain kernel: PREEMPT SMP
> >
> > Message from syslogd at localhost@localdomain at Fri Apr 13 13:21:23 2007
> ...
> > localhost at localdomain kernel: CPU:    1
> >
> > Message from syslogd at localhost@localdomain at Fri Apr 13 13:21:23 2007
> ...
> > localhost at localdomain kernel: EIP is at find_get_pages+0x65/0x71
> >
> > Message from syslogd at localhost@localdomain at Fri Apr 13 13:21:23 2007
> ...
> > localhost at localdomain kernel: eax: 80000868   ebx: 00000001   ecx:
> cb605ec8
> >  edx: 00000001
> > Message from syslogd at localhost@localdomain at Fri Apr 13 13:21:23 2007
> ...
> > localhost at localdomain kernel: esi: 00000002   edi: dc7c85c8   ebp:
> cb605ec4
> >  esp: cb605e68
> > Message from syslogd at localhost@localdomain at Fri Apr 13 13:21:23 2007
> ...
> > localhost at localdomain kernel: ds: 007b   es: 007b   ss: 0068
> >
> > Message from syslogd at localhost@localdomain at Fri Apr 13 13:21:23 2007
> ...
> > localhost at localdomain kernel: Process rm (pid: 8273, threadinfo=cb604000
> > task=c1a71030)
> >
> > Message from syslogd at localhost@localdomain at Fri Apr 13 13:21:23 2007
> ...
> > localhost at localdomain kernel: Stack: <0>dc7c85bc cb605ec4 00000000
> 0000000e
> > cb605ebc 00000000 ffffffff ffffffff
> >
> > Message from syslogd at localhost@localdomain at Fri Apr 13 13:21:23 2007
> ...
> > localhost at localdomain kernel:        c0149ff5 dc7c85b8 00000000 0000000e
> > cb605ec4 00000000 c014ab26 cb605ebc
> >
> > Message from syslogd at localhost@localdomain at Fri Apr 13 13:21:23 2007
> ...
> > localhost at localdomain kernel:        dc7c85b8 00000000 0000000e 00000000
> > 00000000 00000000 00000000 c1279300
> >
> > Message from syslogd at localhost@localdomain at Fri Apr 13 13:21:23 2007
> ...
> > localhost at localdomain kernel: Call Trace:
> >
> > Message from syslogd at localhost@localdomain at Fri Apr 13 13:21:23 2007
> ...
> > localhost at localdomain kernel:  [pagevec_lookup+43/50]
> > pagevec_lookup+0x2b/0x32
> >
> > Message from syslogd at localhost@localdomain at Fri Apr 13 13:21:23 2007
> ...
> > localhost at localdomain kernel:
> > [truncate_inode_pages_range+257/748]
> > truncate_inode_pages_range+0x101/0x2ec
> >
> > Message from syslogd at localhost@localdomain at Fri Apr 13 13:21:23 2007
> ...
> > localhost at localdomain kernel:
> > [inotify_dentry_parent_queue_event+58/162]
> > inotify_dentry_parent_queue_event+0x3a/0xa2
> >
> > Message from syslogd at localhost@localdomain at Fri Apr 13 13:21:23 2007
> ...
> > localhost at localdomain kernel:  [truncate_inode_pages+47/51]
> > truncate_inode_pages+0x2f/0x33
> >
> > Message from syslogd at localhost@localdomain at Fri Apr 13 13:21:23 2007
> ...
> > localhost at localdomain kernel:  [ext3_delete_inode+39/281]
> > ext3_delete_inode+0x27/0x119
> >
> > Message from syslogd at localhost@localdomain at Fri Apr 13 13:21:23 2007
> ...
> > localhost at localdomain kernel:  [ext3_delete_inode+0/281]
> > ext3_delete_inode+0x0/0x119
> >
> > Message from syslogd at localhost@localdomain at Fri Apr 13 13:21:23 2007
> ...
> > localhost at localdomain kernel:  [generic_delete_inode+110/302]
> > generic_delete_inode+0x6e/0x12e
> >
> > Message from syslogd at localhost@localdomain at Fri Apr 13 13:21:23 2007
> ...
> > localhost at localdomain kernel:  [iput+68/128] iput+0x44/0x80
> >
> > Message from syslogd at localhost@localdomain at Fri Apr 13 13:21:23 2007
> ...
> > localhost at localdomain kernel:  [do_unlinkat+224/309]
> do_unlinkat+0xe0/0x135
> >
> > Message from syslogd at localhost@localdomain at Fri Apr 13 13:21:23 2007
> ...
> > localhost at localdomain kernel:  [sysenter_past_esp+84/117]
> > sysenter_past_esp+0x54/0x75
> >
> > Message from syslogd at localhost@localdomain at Fri Apr 13 13:21:23 2007
> ...
> > localhost at localdomain kernel: Code: 85 c0 75 11 89 f8 e8 ee 24 3d 00 89
> f0
> > 83 c4 10 5b 5e 5f 5d c3 89 e9 31 db eb 0e f0 ff 42 04 83 c3 01 83 c1 04
> 39
> > de 74 db 8b 11 <8b> 02 f6 c4 40 74 e9 8b 52 0c eb e4 55 57 56 53 83 ec
> 14 8b
> > 5c
> >
> > what does this mean?has a section of the disk drive been corrupted(the
> inode
> > errors?).nothing seems working awkwardly just yet.
> >
>
> Seems a fault in sudo or rm, does sudo work fine with other commands
> (ls) and does rm works fine without sudo?
>
> Tijnema
> >
> >
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