How to know what filesystem is on my ubuntu and whether dir_index is enabled?
Karl F. Larsen
klarsen1 at gmail.com
Tue Jan 26 13:35:47 UTC 2010
Peng Yu wrote:
> On Tue, Jan 26, 2010 at 1:47 AM, Karl F. Larsen <klarsen1 at gmail.com> wrote:
>> Peng Yu wrote:
>>> On Tue, Jan 26, 2010 at 12:52 AM, Karl F. Larsen <klarsen1 at gmail.com> 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?
> I don't have physical access to the machine as I'm not the administrator.
But you said "my ubuntu machine?". Now you have no phyisical
access to the machine.
Well then, the conditions change and there is no way to do
what you want. Sorry I bothered to try.
Karl F. Larsen, AKA K5DI
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