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Unable to chown/chmod on "lost+found" Directory on ACFS Filesystem (Doc ID 1348201.1)

Last updated on JANUARY 24, 2020

Applies to:

Oracle Database - Enterprise Edition - Version to [Release 11.2]
Information in this document applies to any platform.


There is a lost+found file in the ACFS filesystem. When trying to chown or chmod on this file with root user, it would fail with "Permission denied" error. These commands may be run when installing 3rd party applications in ACFS filesystem.

# ls -al
total 80
drwxrwx--- 5 root <GROUP> 4096 Jul 7 22:28 .
drwxr-xr-x 3 root root 4096 Jul 7 22:07 ..
drwxr-xr-x 5 root root 4096 Jul 7 22:07 .ACFS
drwx------ 2 root root 65536 Jul 7 22:07 lost+found
# chown <USER>:<GROUP> *
chown: changing ownership of `lost+found': Permission denied
# chmod 777 *
chmod: changing permissions of `lost+found': Permission denied


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