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Questions tagged [filesystems]

A file system is the specification of how files in a computer should be stored, named and organized. This tag should be used for generic file system questions. For specific file system questions (FAT, NTFS, ext4, ...) use the appropriate tag instead.

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What causes ENOENT errors?

I am running a Node script and am getting this error at this path: ENOENT ../../../Library/Application Support/Google/Chrome/RunningChromeVersion I can remove the error by closing Chrome. Most of ...
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Will all programs run the same if moved to D drive?

My D drive has 931 GB and my C drive only has 221 GB and I'm running out of space. Will it be safe to use something like AOMEI Backupper and move everything to my D drive or are there programs I must ...
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Setting system-wide quota on ZFS

It is commonly recommended that one shouldn't fill a ZFS volume beyond 70-80% to prevent fragmentation. I, however, find that I have gone beyond that in the past (the "I need just a bit more, I'll ...
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Why can tar keep running when I renamed/moved the destination file

I was running a long backup with tar (-cvJf) and was not paying attention while cleaning up folders as the backup was running and renamed the destination file (with mv). I figured I had borked the tar ...
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What are Btrfs chunks and blocks?

Can you help me understand chunks and blocks in Btrfs? I've read 2 tutorials and the Btrfs glossary and I'm stuck.
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Best practices for remounting disconnected nfs connections [on hold]

I'm having trouble with some nfs 4 connections under Debian 9. None of the computers uses GUI, so gui-related solutions are not an option. Local filesystem is ext4 on all machines. fstab config: ...
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How to change filesystem of truecrypt volumes?

How do I operate on these volumes? If I mount them, they are directories, if I do not mount them, they are encrypted. What about an outer partition that may be host to a hidden partition, will a ...
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Invalid file name inside zip file

I have a ZIP file, and inside that zip file, there's multiple files with invalid file names (for my Debian OS): for example fileABC£ [abc123].txt When I attempt to extract it unzip data.zip: error: ...
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Tokenization of Property files

We have a property file which have multiple token that we replace on our application file. Problem statement: Issue i am facing is for this one AD application i have two properties files one for PROD ...
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Which storage solution is best for many (millions) of small files? [closed]

What would be the best storage solution for storing millions of small files (using SSDs) as far as both the file system and the hardware itself? What would you look for in terms of SSD specs? ...
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Windows 10 directories ending with “dot something” hides the “dot something”?

I have some folders that are organized by the websites I got the files from so they have folder names such as "Website.net" but ever since a few updates ago (must be at least a year) Windows 10 is now ...
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Mounting file based file system in windows [closed]

I am looking to find a suitable file system and mount it in windows 10. Normally this file should be detected as just as a file in windows. But on executing some commands/UI, I should be able to mount ...
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How to see logs from the back-end of /sys

I am trying to modify something in /sys. My command is failing. e.g. echo 63 > /sys/bus/pci/devices/0000:62:00.0/sriov_numvfs -> bash: echo: write error: Cannot allocate memory e.g. echo three &...
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How do I open files with _MacosX folder on Windows system?

I downloaded a zipped folder. When I extracted it had a folder _MACOSX and two other files. It doesn't have any extension.
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fuser doesn't show the PID of the process with open file

I just opened my .bashrc in vim and ran $ fuser .bashrc $ But there is no output, even though vim had this file open in another terminal. -m option works but shows ALL processes accessing files on ...

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