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Learn Linux, 101: Maintain the integrity of filesystems

Aug 26, 2010, 03:05 (0 Talkback[s])
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"In this article, learn to:

* Verify the integrity of filesystems
* Monitor free space and inodes
* Repair simple filesystem problems

"This article covers standard and journaling (also called journaling) filesystems with an emphasis is on ext2 (standard filesystem) and ext3 (journaling filesystem), but tools for other filesystems are mentioned too. Most of this material applies to both 2.4 and 2.6 kernels. Most examples in this article use Fedora 12, with a 2.6.32 kernel. Your results on other systems may differ.

"This article helps you prepare for Objective 104.2 in Topic 104 of the Linux Professional Institute Certification level 1 (LPIC-1) exams. The objective has a weight of 2."

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