Problems accessing c: root folder - permissions?

Larry Hall (Cygwin)
Sun Sep 17 22:28:00 GMT 2006 wrote:
> Hi All:
> I've searched for solutions to this problem and can remember running
> into it in the past. For some reason, something happened to my root
> dir on C: and im not sure how it happened exacty. When i go to
> /cygdrive/c/ and attempt an 'ls' ( or similar ) here's what I get....
> $ ls
> ls: reading directory .: No such file or directory
> however I can still access the directories in that directory if i
> specifically go into each directory. I'm thinking this is a permission
> problem on c: and i've changed it a few times with no success.
> Any ideas?

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