Subject: Re: what makes lost+found in NetBSD?
To: Michael L. VanLoon -- HeadCandy.com <michaelv@HeadCandy.com>
From: John F. Woods <email@example.com>
Date: 11/07/1995 07:28:50
> >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.
Well, on the other hand, my attitude is, if I thought my filesystem was
clean enough to make new files in, I wouldn't be running fsck, now would I?
I would rather just make it once when I know it's safe and get it over with.