folder lost+found missing?

Hongwei Li hongwei at wustl.edu
Fri Mar 4 20:19:28 UTC 2005


>
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "Hongwei Li" <hongwei at wustl.edu>
> To: "Alexander Bostr öm" <abo at kth.se>
> Cc: "For users of Fedora Core releases" <fedora-list at redhat.com>
> Sent: Friday, 04 March, 2005 20:41
> Subject: Re: folder lost+found missing?
>>
>> But my question is: do I need to create it and do something special?  It
>> was there when I first setup this fc3 system.  Also, why does the system
>> need it?
>>
>> Thanks a lot!
>>
>> Hongwei
>
> No, you do not need to create it. It will be created by fsck when checking
> your filesystem and when it finds allocated blocks of data which are not
> registered in your filesystems superblock.
> This can happen when your system experiences an unclean shutdown e.g. by a
> hard reset of the system or when the system 'hangs' due to incorrect
> programcode.
>
> HTH
> Edwin
>

Thank you very much!

Hongwei




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