I have an empty seperate partition used for my vhd/virtualbox. mounted at
I've deleted everything now and there's a lost+found folder left over. It takes up about 5gigs
Is it safe to remove a lost and found folder?
fsck will recreate the lost+found directory if it is missing.
On startup most distributions run fsck if the filesystem is detected as not being unmounted cleanly.
As fsck creates the lost+found directory if it is missing, it will create it then and place anything that it finds into that directory.
So you can remove it without any problem.
So far I was under the impression that deleting
The man-page of
I am not sure what exactly that means, but it seems to indicate that not having