I was in the root direction, /, and I did ls -lah for whatever reason and looked at the folder sizes. I noticed that the folder lost+found has a size of 16K, while all of the other directories has a ...
I reinstalled my UBUNTU 12.04 after facing some crashing issues with my software. I have separate partitions for / and /home. Output of df -h: root@sougata-SATELLITE-L750:/home# df -h Filesystem ...
One of the linux VM went into kernel panic due to storage related issues. Booting it in linux rescue, it said there are no valid linux partitions. After getting into the shell, and listing the ...
There was a problem on an EXT4 FS/memorycard and after and fsck all the files were put in the lost+found. Question: how can I restore the old filename/hierarchy from the lost+found? Or it is ...
Recently, my HDD crashed and I had to run a fsck command. Many files were moved to the lost+found folder and I've retrieved the important ones using find and grep, but I can't find my SQL databases. ...
I was unaware of the mklost+found command until I read this question. The mklost+found command will make a new lost+found directory in the pwd. Why would you ever need to run this command? The ...
I have a NAS appliance that crashed last weekend. The IT guys apparently / maybe didn't recover it in the right way? There's about 50,000 directories in a "lost+found" directory each with a numeric ...
There is a folder at the root of Linux and Unix operating systems called /lost+found/ What is it for? Under what circumstances would I interact with it? How would I interact with it?