Take the 2-minute tour ×
Server Fault is a question and answer site for professional system and network administrators. It's 100% free, no registration required.

I'm not able to create a folder under /mnt

error: mkdir: Cannot create directory 'test': No such file or directory

I'm logged in as root: as file permissions :

drwxr-xr-x 2 root root 0 mnt
share|improve this question
    
Could you post output from "mount; ls -la /mnt". Thx. –  Imo Apr 1 '10 at 8:55
    
hi imo! [root@station1 /]# mount; ls -la /mnt /dev/hda2 on / type ext3 (rw) proc on /proc type proc (rw) sysfs on /sys type sysfs (rw) devpts on /dev/pts type devpts (rw,gid=5,mode=620) /dev/hda1 on /boot type ext3 (rw) tmpfs on /dev/shm type tmpfs (rw) none on /proc/sys/fs/binfmt_misc type binfmt_misc (rw) sunrpc on /var/lib/nfs/rpc_pipefs type rpc_pipefs (rw) nfsd on /proc/fs/nfsd type nfsd (rw) total 8 drwxr-xr-x 2 root root 0 Apr 1 11:56 . drwxr-xr-x 24 root root 4096 Apr 1 11:16 .. [root@station1 /]# regards Simboy –  Arjun Apr 1 '10 at 9:07
    
You might move that to the body of your question for readability. –  arbales May 16 '10 at 8:04
add comment

1 Answer

I happened to figure out what the issue was. I was playing with autofs and had an entry on auto.master for /mnt and I forgot about it!

share|improve this answer
add comment

Your Answer

 
discard

By posting your answer, you agree to the privacy policy and terms of service.