Error copying files "cp: cannot create regular file" (Doc ID 1508024.1)

Last updated on MARCH 25, 2013

Applies to:

Linux OS - Version Enterprise Linux 4.0 and later
Linux x86
Linux x86-64

Symptoms

While copying files you might get errors such as:

However, file and directory permissions, and umask settings are correct and the operation should be allowed.

 

Cause

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