[Gluster-users] cannot remove empty directory on gluster file system

Strahil Nikolov hunter86_bg at yahoo.com
Wed Mar 25 17:32:54 UTC 2020

On March 25, 2020 3:32:59 PM GMT+02:00, Mauro Tridici <mauro.tridici at cmcc.it> wrote:
>Dear All,
>some users tht use regularly our gluster file system are experiencing a
>strange error during attempting to remove a empty directory.
>All bricks are up and running, no perticular error has been detected,
>but they are not able to remove it successfully.
>This is the error they are receiving:
>[athena-login2][/tier2/OPA/archive/GOFS]> rm -rf RECOVERY20190416/
>rm: cannot remove `RECOVERY20190416/GlobNative/20190505': Directory not
>I tried to delete this directory from root user without success.
>Do you have some suggestions to solve this issue?
>Thank you in advance.
>Kind Regards,

What do you have in 'RECOVERY20190416/GlobNative/20190505' ?

Maybe you got an immutable bit (chattr +i) on any file/folder  ?

Best Regards,
Sttrahil Nikolov

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