A file system (or filesystem) is a means to organize data expected to be retained after a program terminates by providing procedures to store, retrieve and update data, as well as manage the available space on the device(s) which contain it.

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Unable to list contents/remove directory (linux ext3)

System is CentOS5 x86_64, completely up to date. I've got a folder that can't be listed (ls just hangs, eating memory until it is killed). The directory size is nearly 500k: root@server ...
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File system with read/write logging by user

Is there any file system - or monitoring tool - which logs which users have read and written which files? Something like this: 2014-01-21 13:45:45 john 12939 /users/john/hello.txt write ...
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lamp — edit PHP file but doesn't change web output — including die()

Server is standard Linux server on Amazon Web Services. Cent OS 5/Apache/PHP 5.3. No APC. It's worked fine for over a year, but now when I edit some but not all PHP files on the server using vi, the ...
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Re-sizing disk partition linux/vm

I VM Player running a linux guest and I was wanting to know how do I expand the disk? In the VM player I gave more disk space but I am not sure how to mount/expand/connect the new disk space to the ...
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How to know which disk partition is mysql and domain/php/web files is installed?

I want to ask what ssh command or any way I will know which disk partition is mysql and php is installed? Thanks.
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Filesystem access through web interface

I have an SSH+Samba server so people can access its files from anywhere on the network. I thought it would be also interesting to provide access through a web interface, so they can access the files ...
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ESENT fails to determine the minimum I/O block size

I'm trying to get RavenDB running in embedded mode on a shared/multi-tenant webhost. RavenDB relies on the ESENT storage API. The filesystem on the hosting machines is locked down. The RavenDB ...
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can 'Percona MySQL Data Recovery' be used to recover dropped tables if the datadir filesystem is mounted as /

according to Percona: Unmount the filesystem or make it read-only if... You have filesystem corruption OR You have dropped tables in innodb_file_per_table format If I have innodb_file_per_table ...
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A same file displays different time stamp and permissions between local file system and NFS

I created a nfs share entry mzhu@zeus:/share$ cat /etc/exports /share *(rw,async,insecure) From the local file system, execute 'ls -al' in /share. The output is mzhu@zeus:/share$ ls -al total 20 ...
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ext3/ext4 physical block size view

I'm using a suse 11 server with xfs and using "xfs_info /srv" command i seen this. xfs_info /srv/ meta-data=/dev/mapper/vg01-srvvol isize=256 agcount=38, agsize=1964032 blks = ...
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Is it a good idea to take onsite/offsite backups of server images?

Assuming a non-virtualized environment it a good idea to take actual images of servers (using something like Acronis True Image) and store them on\off site? Backing up data is great but I feel it ...
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Shared block device file system (cluster file system without networking)

Is there any file system that can be mounted multiple times and supports concurrent file access for Linux? Basically I want something like a cluster file system but without the need to have a running ...
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Filesystem access causes occasional slowdowns on Lenny vps with minimal load

I have a virtual server hosting multiple small sites in a LAMP environment. The system was originally a Debian 4, later dist-upgraded to Debian 5. It has 1GB dedicated and 1GB shared RAM and 20GB ...
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Application server experiencing filesystem problems

We have a Java Application server installed on our client's test server. Within application server, a number of threads access the filesystem in a number of ways. The application servers are started ...
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Program complains not enough disk space even if the disk space exists

I have an EXT3 partition mounted in ordered data mode. If a power failure occurs when a program is creating files on that partition, I see that space usage reported is normal and I don't see any ...
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Is there any way that my linux system can email me about any files created in home directory?

Is there any way / script so that whenever the new files gets created inside the /home directory then i get the notification email so that i know if some malicious user has uploaded something on my ...
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Craft a file that ignores all writes without being marked as read-only

(Ubuntu 11.04.) I'd like to work around a configuration limit a certain service that writes an append-only file. I'll have that file mounted from a remote machine (say, by NFS, can change this). I ...
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linux boot issue- VolGroup issue

I have cent OS with XEN installed on a blade server. After installing Cent OS I changed its Volumegroup from VolGroup00 to VolGroup01 using command 'vgrename' as I needed to access the Volgroups of ...
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Recommended filesystem, mysqltmp and filesystem related settings for a mysqld box running ssd + BIG ram + linux?

What is the recommended filesystem + mysqltmp location when dealing with a ssd based system that has some ram to spare? Currently we run our mysqltmp folder on a 4gb tmpfs partition. Works great. But ...
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virtfs is too big!

I am using cPanel hosting. I rent 20GB and /home/virtfs is taking up nearly 10GB. I read that using jailed shell accounts could be responsible for large virtfs file. Most of the user accounts have ...
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Shared storage for web cluster

Have a big question about shared/clustered/distributed file system for storage. It will shared storage for shared web hosting (web files + maildir) and OpenVZ containers storage . Have any one working ...
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Why can I not edit, delete directories inside of this directory

I thought this was PHP related when I started out, but maybe it isn't. My original post, which may be irrelevant now is located at the bottom. I think it should be ignored. The problem is I have a ...
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Deleting windows.edb and unchecking Indexing service lead to hard drive file records swapping

I followed the instructions listed here:http://www.mydigitallife.info/2007/09/18/turn-off-and-disable-search-indexing-service-in-windows-xp/ to free up space on hard drive by deleting the windows.edb ...
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What privilege level is required on a Windows client workstation on an ActiveDomain to break file locks?

I'm not sure if I should be asking this here or on StackOverflow, but here goes: I'm part of a team maintaining a document management application, and I'm trying to figure out Windows file locking ...
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Impossible to read / delete some files

How can I fix a message like this (read after a dmesg command)? EXT4-fs error (device hdb1): ext4_lookup: deleted inode referenced: 119197 EXT4-fs error (device hdb1): ext4_free_inode: bit already ...
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limit filesystem cache size for specific files under linux

I have a directory with many files with high access rate. And I need to reduce the cache pressure of this specific directory to prevent other files (like my home directory files) from the pushing out ...
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iSCSI filesystem creation on Linux - Best Practices - Large Volumes - Many Files?

We recently purchased HP Lefthand 4500 G2 24TB box and also a DL380 G7 server. I'm running Centos 6.2 (RHEL 6.2). The Lefthand box consist of 12 2TB HD's configured in RAID6. That gives me about ...
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File system that mounts a set of exchangeable media as single file system and handles media changes transparently

I'd like to build a DVD library (probably later to become a tape library) with a home-built robot that moves media between a store area (i.e. the 'shelves' where the physical DVDs are kept) and the ...
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Is there a way to run OpenVZ on a filesystem that doesn't need to fsck?

I'm running OpenVZ, and occasionally need to power cycle my host. Of course, it has to fsck every time it comes back up (ext4) Is there a way to run OpenVZ on a filesystem that doesn't have to fsck in ...