Re: Kernel 188.8.131.52 - Hard link count is wrong
From: Massimiliano Hofer
Date: Sun Nov 20 2005 - 09:44:55 EST
On Saturday 19 November 2005 3:08 am, you wrote:
> > find: WARNING: Hard link count is wrong for .: this may be a bug in your
> > filesystem driver. Automatically turning on find's -noleaf option.
> > Earlier results may have failed to include directories that should have
> > been searched.
> > According to google, this might be a kernel bug due to some problems in
> > /proc, see:
> > https://www.redhat.com/archives/fedora-list/2005-September/msg02474.html
> > Well, how to debug that problem?
> That find check is somewhat incorrect (hard link count can be legally
> modified after the search was started and before it finished), but I did
> fix up the /proc problems that existed a while back.
> This patch will give you a more useful error from findutils.
I just had the same problem (first time ever) with 184.108.40.206.
The patched find says:
find: WARNING: Hard link count (5) is wrong for /proc/bus: this may be a bug
in your filesystem driver. Automatically turning on find's -noleaf option.
Earlier results may have failed to include directories that should have been
My /proc/bus/ contains this:
# ls -al /proc/bus/
dr-xr-xr-x 5 root root 0 Nov 18 01:45 ./
dr-xr-xr-x 199 root root 0 Nov 18 02:45 ../
dr-xr-xr-x 2 root root 0 Nov 20 15:16 input/
dr-xr-xr-x 2 root root 0 Nov 20 15:16 pccard/
dr-xr-xr-x 5 root root 0 Nov 20 10:45 pci/
drwxr-xr-x 6 root root 0 Nov 18 01:45 usb/
I checked on a few machines I have with the same kernel version, but this
happens only on my notebook. Is there any other test I can do to help
pinpoint the problem?
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