Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 63330
Files don't show up with ls (or find, cp)
Last modified: 2007-04-18 12:41:55 EDT
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Description of problem:
As root, Running ls -al doesn't return all files in a directory.
Only show ., .. and a README file that I added afterward.
There are 12 other files that are not shown. They show up with tree, evolution
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
Steps to Reproduce:
1.Log as root (as a precaution)
2./bin/ls -al (again to make sure that the alias doesn't interfere)
Actual Results: [apicard@master configs]$ /bin/ls -al
drwxr-xr-x 2 root root 4096 Apr 12 11:47 .
drwxr-xr-x 16 root root 4096 Apr 12 11:49 ..
-rw-r--r-- 1 root root 14242 Apr 12 11:47 README
Results with tree:
[apicard@master configs]$ tree
|-- kernel-2.4.9-athlon-smp (copy).config
Expected Results: To see all files
With evolution, looked at file properties and they are -rw-r--r-- or 644.
listing sent was cut/paste as user other than root, results were the same for root.
Also problem appears only here but had appear elsewhere a few days ago.
This looks like you've been rooted and someone installed a
Please verify the integrity of fileutils on your installation
using rpm -V fileutils.
You were right. I had been rooted.