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

Karl F. Larsen klarsen1 at
Tue Jan 26 07:47:09 UTC 2010

Peng Yu wrote:
> 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?
	Can you see the hard drive when your in your LiveCD?

73 Karl


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