mklost+found(8) — Linux manual page

NAME | SYNOPSIS | DESCRIPTION | OPTIONS | AUTHOR | BUGS | AVAILABILITY | SEE ALSO | COLOPHON

MKLOST+FOUND(8)          System Manager's Manual         MKLOST+FOUND(8)

NAME         top

       mklost+found - create a lost+found directory on a mounted Linux
       second extended file system

SYNOPSIS         top

       mklost+found

DESCRIPTION         top

       mklost+found is used to create a lost+found directory in the
       current working directory on a Linux second extended file system.
       There is normally a lost+found directory in the root directory of
       each file system.

       mklost+found pre-allocates disk blocks to the lost+found
       directory so that when e2fsck(8) is being run to recover a file
       system, it does not need to allocate blocks in the file system to
       store a large number of unlinked files.  This ensures that e2fsck
       will not have to allocate data blocks in the file system during
       recovery.

OPTIONS         top

       There are none.

AUTHOR         top

       mklost+found has been written by Remy Card <Remy.Card@linux.org>.
       It is currently being maintained by Theodore Ts'o
       <tytso@alum.mit.edu>.

BUGS         top

       There are none :-)

AVAILABILITY         top

       mklost+found is part of the e2fsprogs package and is available
       from http://e2fsprogs.sourceforge.net.

SEE ALSO         top

       e2fsck(8), mke2fs(8)

COLOPHON         top

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E2fsprogs version 1.46.4       August 2021               MKLOST+FOUND(8)