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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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In FAT file systems, why does the data area start at cluster 2?

For FAT file systems, to perform a cluster to sector calculation it is well documented that... StartOfDataArea + ((ClusterNum - 2) * SectorsPerCluster) ...will calculate the first sector in the ...
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Is the boot sector really just the beginning of a drive?

First, I am assuming that drives and/or partitions have a linear address from start to finish. This must be the case, or else programs like dd would not be able to function as a copying mechanism. Is ...
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Run docker container on Raspberry read-only filesytem

as said in the title, I need some help to run a Docker container on a Raspberry Pi that has a read-only filesystem. My docker container is a simple docker container share on my private repository on ...
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Windows Subsytem Linux Inconsistent File I/O Errors

I've been having some pretty hard to diagnose issues working with WSL, Ubuntu 18.04 The problem: Random File I/O failures Environment: Windows 10 WSL: Ubuntu 18.04 Steps already taken apt-get ...
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Upgrade to High Sierra from dual boot osx

I have a dual boot Mac. It currently has two equal partitions. One partition has Yosemite 10.10. The other older partition has Mountain Lion 10.8. I would want to upgrade Mountain Lion 10.8 to 10.13, ...
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df shows wrong diskspace raspberry pi

I used to have a Raspberry Pi Model B+ with an 8GB card and NOOBS, now I upgraded to a card with 32GB, but my df -h command outputs this: Filesystem Size Used Avail Use% Mounted on /dev/root ...
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Who touched my file?

On Windows 10, my build process is copying a read-only file to several different locations. once in a few builds, the original file becomes writable and its "modified date" updates. I'm trying to ...
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Why is Windows 10 showing wrong file media create date?

Totally stumped on this. Copied some mp4 files off my phone, that I need to show a correct date for. Checked the file properties and found an empty "media created" date field. The date should've read ...
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Virtual File System on Windows 10?

I am a PHP programmer and I am looking for a way to create a virtual folder/file Structure, which means: i can copy only required files from anywhere (which would actually be linked to the original ...
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What is effect of hidden files or folder on UDP connection

I am running MFC application. All was working fine.But few files and folders were hidden.Now that application is getting collapsed on UDP connection event. I have checked firewall settings also.
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How to reconfigure Docker Trusted Registry 2.x.x to use CEPH FS mount instead of NFS and other traditional storage?

I am having trouble trying to reconfigure my DTR container to try and use a CEPH FS mount we created to act as a storage backend for our image repository. The Docs are very vague on this and nothing ...
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Problems after lvm resize

fsck -l gives: hacker3000@highpower:~$ sudo fdisk -l Disk /dev/loop0: 86,9 MiB, 91099136 bytes, 177928 sectors Units: sectors of 1 * 512 = 512 bytes Sector size (logical/physical): 512 bytes / ...
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System group to access LED subsystem

Is there a group to which a user can be added, that gives permission to write to the LED subsystem of Linux (/sys/class/leds/)? If not, is it possible to create such a group? I do not want to run my ...
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How to quickly cd to the correct directory? [closed]

Is there any way to quickly cd to the correct directory? I have a lot of subdirectories for my courses and it ends up taking lots of time to cd to get to the correct directory. Especially if I forget ...
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How to 'Manually' clear the FAT32 'dirty' bit?

As per the Microsoft FAT32 'specification', FAT32 volumes should have their 'clean' flag (ClnShutBit) cleared when mounted and set when unmounted/ejected. Indeed, this is the behaviour on Linux & ...

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