How to know what filesystem is on my ubuntu and whether dir_index is enabled?

Peng Yu pengyu.ut at
Tue Jan 26 00:04:52 UTC 2010

On Tue, Jan 26, 2010 at 12:52 AM, Karl F. Larsen <klarsen1 at> wrote:
> Peng Yu wrote:
>> Could somebody let me know how to figure out what filesystem is on my
>> ubuntu machine? And how to check whether dir_index is enabled?
>        Boot up in your liveCD and with Partition Editor display your
> hard drive(s). Then if all looks good check the desired
> partition with fdisk. It can replace your dir_index if needed.

What if I can not reboot the machine?

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