Jump to content
Covecube Inc.
  • 0
fattipants2016

I have a zombie soft link.

Question

Once upon a time, I had a soft link inside my Drivepool folder structure.

It was pointing to a folder on a disk outside my Drivepool, that couldn't be migrated to the actual Drivepool without a great deal of reconfiguration and effort.

The soft link has since been deleted, and replaced with the actual target folder that the link used to point to.

Problem is, Drivepool keeps replacing the folder with the resurrected symlink (since they both have the same name.)

I've tried deleting it, permanently deleting it (skipping recycle bin,) moving it first before deleting it.

No matter what I try, if I create a folder where the soft link used to be, it will turn back into a softlink when I reboot my computer.

Drivepool has moved to a new computer, and this problem followed it to the new computer.

The only thing I can think is there's some sort of corrupted entry in Drivepool's metadata / reparse points.

Is there a way to rebuild / repair Drivepool's metadata? Or Do I need to move all of my data out of Drivepool and create a new pool from scratch?

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

2 answers to this question

Recommended Posts

Join the conversation

You can post now and register later. If you have an account, sign in now to post with your account.

Guest
Answer this question...

×   Pasted as rich text.   Paste as plain text instead

  Only 75 emoji are allowed.

×   Your link has been automatically embedded.   Display as a link instead

×   Your previous content has been restored.   Clear editor

×   You cannot paste images directly. Upload or insert images from URL.

Loading...

×
×
  • Create New...