The find tool is failing for a missing fs driver

Derek Broughton news at
Fri Jan 27 14:50:15 UTC 2006

Bill Marcum wrote:

> On Wed, 18 Jan 2006 13:08:45 -0400, Derek Broughton
>   <news at> wrote:
>> Phillip Susi wrote:
>>> Either ignore the message or don't let find search in /proc.  Files in
>>> /proc are not "normal" so find is complaining about it.
>> It's kind of hard to not "let find search in /proc".  I get the message
>> every morning from chkrootkit.  It's hardly _my_ choice to let find do
>> what it's supposed to be capable of doing.
> I haven't seen that message.  What version of chkrootkit are you
> running?  Mine is 0.45-1, and my kernel is 2.6.12-10-686.

I'm not seeing the message any more either.  Chkrootkit 0.46a-2 and kernel
2.6.15-13-686.  I'd guess the proc fs was fixed sometime recently.  It's
definitely not chkrootkit's problem - it just uses "find" in the proc tree.

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