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When trying to access or remove a file I get the error "mv: cannot stat '[filename]: Input/Output error." What does this mean?

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Issue

  • When trying to access or remove a file I get the error:
mv: cannot stat '[filename]: Input/Output error.
  • When trying to execute the command on bash, will get the error:
-bash:/root/.bash_profile: input/output error.

Environment

  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux All versions
  • EXT3 Filesystem

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