Lost+Found directory (was: self image)

ARIBAUD Albert a.aribaud at giat-industries.fr
Thu Dec 11 18:59:29 EST 2003

> Your new filesystem is twice as big as the old one, so it  will  have
> more inode blocks etc. Also, you may notice that our filesystem image
> does not contain the (rather large) lost+found firectory.

How come the lost+found directory is large, or even has a single entry
to begin with? I thought it was used by fsck to collect file data lost
due to file system corruption over time; so in a freshly built embedded
image, there shouldn't be any of that. Did I miss something?


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