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Re: [OCLUG-Tech] Something is eating /dev/null

Mike Hoye wrote:
On Wed, Mar 23, 2005 at 08:53:51AM -0500, Charles MacDonald wrote:

-rw-r--r--  1 root root 1627 2005-03-23 08:47 /dev/null.2005-03-23.0
lrwxrwxrwx 1 root root 17 2005-03-23 08:47 /dev/null.current -> null.2005-03-23.0

Anyone have any idea of what is going on, or what I should do about it?

Those /dev/null.* files look like they've got something in them. Cat
one of them and see what they say. That'd be a start.

My money is on some rogue script with a typo in it.

All I see is the output of the internet dialer...which I normally fire up as soon as I login. That is the only thing that worked first time when I installed this fairly new system, I still have not got the printer to work.. (and I consider that I promote linux more than I know how to admin linux)

Charles MacDonald          Stittsville Ontario
cmacd [ at ] TelecomOttawa [ dot ] net    Just Beyond the Fringe
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