ext3 is a journaled Linux file system format.

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Transfer files (video, docs, programs…) from NTFS to Ext3

I'm about to install on my primary PC (tower PC) KUbuntu. For the moment I have Win7 installed. On this one I have 6 HDD : 1X SSD (for the system), 2X HDD of 3TB, 2X HDD of 500GB and 1X HDD of 1TB. ...
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How to remove has_journal feature on primary disk

I'm running a Ubuntu 14.04 LTS on a VMware virtual machine and I'd like to disable journaling feature on the primary disk. I did find this useful post but I can't use it because it says The ...
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Advice on what FS to use

I am installing a 2TB drive on an Ubuntu server that will be accessible on a network of Windows and Ubuntu machines. Should I format it using FAT32 or EXT3/4? Thanks David C
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Automatic say yes to make ext3 file system on disk

I am working on a script where I make a ext3 filesystem on a disk, the problem is that the script ask user to either say yes or no: root@ubuntu:/home/school# mkfs.ext3 /dev/sdc mke2fs 1.42 ...
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Identify all deleted files and folders in the command line

I have an ext3 image that I am working on for school. I am trying to identify all deleted files and folders, including the full path names and inode numbers of these files/folders. I believe I need to ...
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Looking for Command Line help

I am using a DD image and I am trying to identify the byte value at offset 56 and offset 57 of the file system's superblock. The image is an ext3 image. I am unsure what the appropriate command would ...
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How Do I Get More Than 16TB Out Of EXT3?

I have an MDADM RAID 6 array that I just added a 20th disk to. It consists of 20 1TB drives. RAID Detail: $ sudo mdadm --detail /dev/md0 [sudo] password for : /dev/md0: Version : 00.90 ...
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how to mount ubuntu on ntfs?

i have ntfs on which windows 7 is installed. when I m trying to install ubuntu ,during partition I m getting this message file SYSTEM TYPE NTFS CANNOT BE MOUNTED ON /HOME BECAUSE IT IS NOT FULLY ...
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Attempting to read LVM disk in ubuntu

I pulled a disk formatted in LVM from a NAS after the device failed, and need to recover the data, but I can't seem to get it to mount. This is the closest I got: root@peter-desktop:/home/peter# ...
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Lost extended partition after installing windows

I was using Ubuntu 13.04 and the hard disk was partitioned as follows: Primary Ext4 (250GB) Linux Extended (250GB) and Ext3 or Ext4 logical partition Linux Swap (4GB) I have installed Windows 7, ...
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I have replaced the harddisk of my laptop . I need to get data from ext3 partitions of old harddisk.

Unable to mount the partitions sudo mount /dev/sdb4 /media/sdb4 -t ext4 mount: wrong fs type, bad option, bad superblock on /dev/sdb4, missing codepage or helper program, or other error ...
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does inotify require root privileges?

I've found that when I run inotifywatch as root, it sets up the watches correctly and events are posted correctly, however whenever I run it as a non-root user (even though the user is non-root, the ...
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How can I give windows permission to one of my EXT3 partitions in ubuntu?

I have an ext3 partition I would like to share with windows. I have the ext2fsd driver for windows, which works great. I can view all of my ubuntu files from windows. The only problem is that I ...
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How to format a partition with ext3 on Windows XP for dual-boot Ubuntu-Windows XP? [duplicate]

The Ubuntu dial boot tutorial says: a GRUB boot partition 100 Mb -- formatted to filesystem type ext3 a logical partition for the / (root) folder of each planned Linux (or Mac) OS (at least ...
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Does the length of a filename change the amount of space it takes up?

Using a ext3 or ext4 file system, assuming that the files have similar checksums, would the following files: 8c87dba9cf4dbc27c0d54083311ffeef6821e8426f5a8d50165d84f5eef80103.npz 1.npz Take up a ...
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Does ubuntu one synchronize extended file attributes?

Ext3 and 4 filesystems, if mounted with that option, support extended file attributes with which you can add metadata to your files: author, ACLs, and actually whatever you want. Does Ubuntu One ...
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Why does it appear that my Linux file system is more fragile than my Windows file system?

I've got my laptop in dual booting, and whenever I boot into Linux (Ubuntu or Linux Mint), there's a decent chance that it will run the file system check (more than the default once every 30 times), ...
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How to find reasons for journal recovery

Recently, when I've been starting my computer I'm informed that it is recovering the journal for one of my ext3 partitions. One might expect this behaviour if the computer shutdown improperly, but, ...
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Boot time is more than one minute with ext3 FS recovery everytime

It takes more than a minute for Ubuntu to boot up on my new laptop. I have Windows 7 and Ubuntu 12.10 installed using Wubi. From dmesg, I see the following: [ 2.934384] EXT3-fs (loop0): recovery ...
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Can you apply noatime on Ext3 partitions at realtime?

an application accesses a disk directory containing about 3 million files (including directories). I would like to apply the noatime option for that filesystem and I would like to know whether I can ...
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Iomega Home Media Network Hard Drive 1TB Cloud Edition failed, data recovery?

I have a Iomega Home Media Network Drive Cloud Edition 1TB that started clicking and then displayed a failure LED code Power LED and Red LED. I removed the SATA drive and inserted in a 'All in 1 HDD ...
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Misused mke2fs and cannot boot into system

I installed Ubuntu with WUBI in Windows 7 64bit, and I had installed Mandriva 2011 with a disk. I tried to learn Linux with Ubuntu and misused mke2fs; after I reboot my computer, Windows 7 and Ubuntu ...
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Installing ubuntu 12.04 LTS alongwith windows xp in two different HDDs

I have two HDDs. First HDD has four partitions with Windows XP in the first partition Second has two partitions and 15GB unallocated space. I tried to install Ubuntu 12.04 LTS in the second HDD ...
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How to make ext3 converted to ext4 support e4defrag?

I have two ext3 filesystems that are very old and have been 99% full for a long time, leading to fragmentation. Also, they've been used for running VMs with dynamic disk images and other ...
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What partition to use to keep data files in Ubuntu?

I have been using Ubuntu for a few years and usually my partition set up was the following: Ext3 or Ext4 partition for the system itself (20 GB); A 10 GB swap partition; a big FAT32 partition to ...
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Is ext4 stable on 11.10?

I have seen that Ubuntu 11.10 is offering Ext4 as default file system. As I have googled some time on ext4 and found that ext3 is quite stable that ext4 as it still has some bugs. Even the Ubuntu ...
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Drive says it's full when it is not [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Why can't Ubuntu see any free space? I have a hard drive that should have close to 40GB free. However, when I just restarted the computer, Ubuntu popped up with the ...
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What are benefits of upgrading filesystem from ext2?

I have ext2 filesystem installed on my work machine. I talk with my friend who knows linux a lot better and he said its very old and its very weird that I use so old filesystem. I'm now trying to get ...
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In simple terms, how do ext4 journaling file systems work?

How does a journaling file system work and why does it not fragment, like ntfs? Why hasn't Windows switched over to a journaling file system? Co.uld someone please explain this to me? Thanks.
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Convert a pen USB to External Hard disk

My sat decoder need to have an external HDD to record videos... If I use my 8GB as pen, it doesn't recognize it! How can I convert to it, to let the decoder work? It has to be partitioned as ext3. ...
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Is it possible to install Ubuntu 10.04 on ext3 instead of ext4?

Is it possible to install Ubuntu 10.04 on ext3 instead of ext4? This is because I want to use my backup program "Acronis" to save an image of the whole partition.
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What is the difference between ext3 & ext4 from a generic user's prespective

What are the very big differences between ext3 and ext4 from a generic user's perspective? I heard, sticking with ext3 is wiser. Is it true? EDIT: One thing I want to note that, I am a dual user ...
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ext[34] `commit` option and filesystem integrity

I'm running a fairly fresh and vanilla 10.10 install, built from scratch about a month ago on an Acer Aspire 5742 laptop. I use openbox as my window manager and run neither the KDE nor Gnome desktop ...
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How to mount Ubuntu partitions in windows 7 64 bit [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to read ext4 and btrfs partitions in Windows? hi there well i just wanted to know how i can copy or add somethings in my Ubuntu partition in windows 7 64 bit. I ...
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The partition table is corrupt

I have a corrupt the partition table on the laptop that is running Ubuntu 10.4. Before the partition table was corrupt I had the following partitions: 2 primary partitions: 1st - NTFS 2nd - Extended ...
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If I change my home from ext3 to ext4 when installing will my data be lost?

If I change my home from ext3 to ext4 when installing will my data be lost?
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JFS vs. EXT4 vs. EXT3 [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: What is the best way to partition, and what is the best file-system for a new Hard Disk? I've got a 2TB external HD on which I save valuable data. so far I'm using NTFS ...
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Is there a ext3 defragmenter?

Is there any defragmenter out there for ext3?
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How do I convert a FAT32 to ext3 (keeping the data on it)

Is there a way to convert a FAT partition to ext3 (or other ext..) while keeping the data on it? I don't have access to a external USB hard disk to temporarily store the data, so I'd like to just ...
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Shred alternatives EXT3?

Given the fact shred will not be effective on ext3, I wonder what are the available alternatives right now. $ man shred ... CAUTION: Note that shred relies on a very important assumption: that ...
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Why can't Ubuntu see any free space?

I've got an external terabyte drive to store my scrap (actually I mean a partition on it, I've got some other partitions there). The FS used is ext3. Even after I delete some files there (so there are ...