mkdir no longer works
Thank you for your replies.* I didn't try using aliases, but there was an unescaped special character, ' , in the directory name.* I omitted it and the* directory now exists and I can use it.* Again, thanks for the speedy replies.
On Sat, Jun 7, 2008 at 5:38 PM, Ron Johnson <email@example.com> wrote:
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On 06/07/08 19:27, Steve Mazurek wrote:
> I can no longer create directories with mkdir, neither as root from the
> command line nor from within the terminals in the xwindow graphics
> system. (I am using etchnhalf, linux image 2.6.22-4-686 on a Thinkpad
> T42) *In either case, when I type mkdir directory-name or mkdir path
> directory-name and hit enter the output is always * > on a new line. *If
> I cd to the directory where I'm trying to make the new subdirectory I
> receive the same result. *I've never had this happen before. *I recently
> installed drivers and firmware for ipw2100, which is now working, and I
> used mkdir and mv while doing this. *Any suggestions? *Is there a bug
> involved? *Thanks for any advice.
That makes it appear to be some sort of shell script. *Did you alias it?
$ alias mkdir
$ which mkdir
Ron Johnson, Jr.
Jefferson LA *USA
"Kittens give Morbo gas. *In lighter news, the city of New New
York is doomed."
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