Subject: Re: what makes lost+found in NetBSD?
To: Erik E. Fair <>
From: Michael L. VanLoon -- <>
List: current-users
Date: 11/06/1995 21:55:51
>This might seem a bit thick of me, but which program is supposed to make
>the "lost+found" directory for new filesystems? In SunOS, newfs does it. In
>ancient times, there was a script called "mklost+found".
>In NetBSD, newfs doesn't do it, and I didn't find the script. Ergo, at
>present, none of my NetBSD-created filesystems have a lost+found directory.
>I do regard this with some concern...

It is created on-the-fly by fsck if it decides it needs to put
something there.  There is no need to create it before-hand.

  Michael L. VanLoon                       
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