Robert Huff roberthuff at rcn.com
Wed Apr 25 15:27:37 UTC 2007

Bill Moran writes:

>  >     What is lost+found? I've got one on all my filesystems and
>  > over the past few days i've had things being deleted from
>  > there. Do i have a problem? 
>  When fsck finds problems with the filesystem, it saves any data
>  that otherwise may have been lost to this directory.

	To elaborate a little:
	When fsck finds a file that no directory thinks belongs to
it. it stores that file in the "lost+found" directory of that
partition as "#<inode>".

			Robert huff

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