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Old 08-16-2001, 03:29 PM   #1
londo
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Question how to get rid of lost+found on some partitions


Hi,

I'm mounting /usr, /home, /var and some more from different partitions.
All of them have the lost+found directories.
My questions:

Are they absolutely needed?
What are they for (I guess fsck will place stuff here, but must there be one on each partition) ?

If they are not necessary, how can I get rid of them? (Is it safe to simply delete them?)
Thx,

Londo
 
Old 08-16-2001, 05:15 PM   #2
jharris
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I've never seen an extended2 file system without the lost+found dir so I assume its expected to be there - there are no options to not create it within e2fsck that I could find. Why do you want to remove it? Its not like it'll be using much space!!

cheers

Jamie...
 
  


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