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Old 03-02-2007, 06:16 AM   #1
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Weird, file names changing case after restore...

Hello all,

I'm running the latest CentOS on a test box, and I recently had to recover the partition it exists on (the OS runs alone on that partition). I used Partimage on a restore CD to overwrite the OS partition with a backup image.

Now what seems to have happened is that a different partition, on a different disk that is mounted to this Linux instance seems to have had file names and directory names change case from upper to lower in some instances. Not all. I would like to know if anyone has ever heard of such a thing happening? This seems extra ordinarily peculiar to me.

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What type of partition is the one with the case changes files? Ext3, FAT32, Other?
Old 03-03-2007, 01:39 PM   #3
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btmiller, thanks for your reply, but after looking at this further I'm now pretty sure the problem isn't with my Linux installation. It's more likely that some software I installed made the changes I mentioned.

Thanks for your help thought.


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