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Old 11-27-2006, 08:37 AM   #1
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lost+found ?

what is this lost+found folder? does it has to do something with fsck command
Old 11-27-2006, 08:50 AM   #2
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Yes it does. When fsck performs a check of your file system (the organization of your files on disk), it
can find some files that used to be on disk, but were for instance not properly removed.
Since fsck doesn't know where such files came from, it stores them in the lost+found directory so that - in some cases - the user is able to recover the lost file and move it to it's proper position.


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