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Getting an unknown error related to mkdir?
Just started happening today for me. I’ve tried force clearing the cache (got a different error) and uninstalling and reinstalling Node/npm. Any help would be appreciated
Unhandled rejection Error: UNKNOWN: unknown error, mkdir 'C:\Users\philm\AppData\Roaming\npm-cache\_cacache\content-v2\sha512\e6\72' npm ERR! cb() never called! npm ERR! This is an error with npm itself. Please report this error at: npm ERR! <https://npm.community> npm ERR! A complete log of this run can be found in: npm ERR! C:\Users\philm\AppData\Roaming\npm-cache\_logs\2018-10-04T21_15_40_222Z-debug.log Package install failed, see above.
2018-10-04T21_15_40_222Z-debug.log (161.4 KB)
So I appear to have fixed my problem. Posting what I did for posterity.
I tried uninstalling node and manually deleting the npm and npm-cache folders found in %AppData%. I noticed that even with an elevated bash and rm -rf there were files in the cache folder that would not delete. I ended up running chkdsk on the drive:
chkdsk C: /f /r /x
Booted back into windows and I could then delete the folder, reinstall node and things appear to be working again. I might have been able to just get away with the chkdsk in hindsight.