Subject: Re: what makes lost+found in NetBSD?
To: None <current-users@NetBSD.ORG>
From: Christoph Badura <email@example.com>
Date: 11/08/1995 15:42:00
>#define AUTHOR "firstname.lastname@example.org ("Erik E. Fair" (Time Keeper))"
> * This also
> * means that you could create a trivial script to walk the local mount points
> * and check for the existence of lost+found and report that to "root" for
> * further investigation. Hmmm.
It isn't any more difficult to write a script to report non-empty
>[...] but, again,
>disk space isn't at *that* much of a premium any more, so there's no real
>reason to reserve 8K of space for inode relocation.
Well, then I argue that there isn't a reason to reserve 4 or 8 K off a
file system for a lost+found. That's insignificant compared to the
space you waste on inodes, bitmaps, and replicated super-blocks.
>Besides, don't we do automagic directory collapsing?
I believe only when unlinking. And a directory uses at least a FS
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