Questions tagged [f2fs]

F2FS (Flash-Friendly File System) is a flash file system initially developed by Samsung Electronics for the Linux kernel.

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tune2fs for f2fs

Is there a tool for editing (and viewing) the file system features for f2fs just like tune2fs for ext234? For instance you can get summarized info about the corresponding extX partition: # tune2fs -...
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Linux mkfs.f2fs Error: Device size is not sufficient for F2FS volume

I am trying to mount an F2FS file system on an Ubuntu 16.04 LTS machine running Linux version 4.4.178+. When I try to run: sudo mkfs.f2fs /dev/sda2 the system returns: F2Fs-tools: mkfs.f2fs Ver: 1....
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F2FS feature-list

In the man page of mkfs.f2fs, I see the option: -O feature-list Specify a feature list in order f2fs filesystem will supports. e.g "encrypt" and so on I'd like to know how can I get the full list ...
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Does fsck.f2fs not support loopback image files?

I had a micro SD card that I had "adopted" so the Android phone I had could use the storage as apart of the total storage for applications and data. This worked for sometime till the micro SD failed. ...
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Can't Boot Live CD In VirtualBox UEFI/EFI Mode

I really need to boot into a live CD in EFI mode so I can run update-grub2 but it keeps using BIOS mode for some reason. I set mount points and chroot to the install I want to work on and then update ...
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Repairing or Recovering files from a Corrupted F2FS partition?

I have a f2fs partition with missing Superblock. I made a disk image so I would not destroy the original partition trying to fix. sd-repair# fsck.f2fs sd128.img Info: Segments per section = 1 Info:...
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Installing GRUB to encrypted partition doesn't work if (root) is F2FS

I'm trying to setup a new Arch Linux installation with encrypted /boot partition, as described here: https://wiki.archlinux.org/index.php/Dm-crypt/Encrypting_an_entire_system#Encrypted_boot_partition_....
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How To F2FS Filesystem Encryption?

I read that the f2fs format is good for SSD storage so I formatted one of my drives with it. I also read in some kernel notes that encryption was added for it but there's no documentation to speak of. ...
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Does F2FS support permissions and symlinks?

Just wondering before I do the migration from EXT4 to F2FS for my Raspberry Pi setup. Does F2FS support permissions and symlinks? https://github.com/Fourdee/DietPi/issues/606#issuecomment-260327177
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How to encrypt a file or a folder on f2fs?

f2fs supports per-file encryption, however I can't find any resources about it. I know about eCryptFS, LUKS and encfs, that's not the same.
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Creating F2FS volume with specified size on Android

My smartphone is booted to the TWRP recovery and I'm running the ADB Shell as root on Windows. I have fully unmounted /data with the following command: umount /dev/block/mmcblk0p36 Then checked it'...
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Wrong inode: corrupted f2fs, fsck.f2fs cannot repair

A f2fs partition on my Android phone has recently become corrupted. It will still mount fine; however, I completely lost access to one directory (/data/media/0), which now shows as empty. Yet the disk ...
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Linux root on F2FS

I have my Linux root on an F2FS USB flash drive. The kernel is on another device accessible by the bootloader. I'm trying to start it with the parameters root=/dev/sda1 rootwait rootfstype=f2fs, but I ...
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Unable to mount F2FS partitions

I installed the f2fs-tools package in my Fedora system. I created a f2fs partition using mkfs.f2fs on my sdcard, but now I'm unable to use it. The system is unable to mount automatically nor manually ...
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Cannot label F2FS (SELinux)

I'm running Arch Linux [testing] x86_64 For some reasons, I can't relabel my root file system (F2FS) with SELinux (custom kernel compiled, using refpolicy) Kernel ver $ uname -a ...