folder lost+found missing?

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

> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "Hongwei Li" <hongwei at>
> To: "Alexander Bostr öm" <abo at>
> Cc: "For users of Fedora Core releases" <fedora-list at>
> 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.
> Edwin

Thank you very much!


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