Re: Weird ext2fs immortal directory bug

From: Richard B. Johnson (
Date: Thu Jul 26 2001 - 10:02:38 EST

On Thu, 26 Jul 2001 wrote:
> Here's the problem(s) (or at least, the symptoms):
> sentry21@Petra:1:/lost+found$ ls -l
> total 0
> lr----S--- 1 52 12337 0 Nov 1 2022 #3147 ->

Did you try..
# rm -r lost+found
# mklost+found

Without knowing how to use the ext2fs tools, and not wanting to
risk more damage, I tried this and it worked when I had such a
crash-induced problem.

Dick Johnson

Penguin : Linux version 2.4.1 on an i686 machine (799.53 BogoMips).

    I was going to compile a list of innovations that could be
    attributed to Microsoft. Once I realized that Ctrl-Alt-Del
    was handled in the BIOS, I found that there aren't any.

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