[Linux-PowerEdge] Too many levels of symbolic links

Patrick Boutilier boutilpj at ednet.ns.ca
Thu Aug 4 10:59:12 CDT 2016


On 08/04/2016 12:33 PM, Peter Holl wrote:
> Hi,
>
> can someone explain why I get many (~100) messages like the following:
>
> Aug 04 15:58:34 rana systemd-readahead[658]:
> open(/opt/dell/invcol.5HxeZ2Wfzw/MaserApp/00-secupd-dell.rules) failed:
> Too many levels of symbolic links
> Aug 04 15:58:34 rana systemd-readahead[658]:
> open(/opt/dell/invcol.5HxeZ2Wfzw/MaserApp/98-secupdusb.rules) failed:
> Too many levels of symbolic links
> ...
>
> They appeaer in /var/log/messages when I boot any of my PowerEdge
> Rackserver (they all run CentOS 7) and when OpenManage ist installed.
> The weird thing: the files mentioned e.g.
> '/opt/dell/invcol.5HxeZ2Wfzw/MaserApp/00-secupd-dell.rules' don't even
> exist. The directory /opt/dell exisist, but not
> /opt/dell/invcol.5HxeZ2Wfzw/ where they all are located.
>
> There are no issues with the servers and also OpenManage works fine.
>
> Is there a remedy?


That is a temp directory created when a system inventory is run. dsu -i 
for example.

I can't explain why systemd-readahead is having problems with it though.

>
>
> THanks in advance,
> Peter
>
>
>
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