I am running Solaris 2.5 using the GNU fileutils. I was
id root (unfortunately) when I did a typo and did rm -rd
instead of rm -rf. Now the directory is gone, but my disk
did not reclaim any more space. I have done fsck several
times but it appears everything is fine. Any ideas on how to reclaim the space besides remaking the fs and restoring?
Did you try giving the "-o f" option to fsck? Solaris-2.5 stores the filesystem state in the superblock, and if the state is "clean," fsck won't check. The fsck man page says "-o f" forces fsck to check
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