ext3 is a journaled Linux file system format.

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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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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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File recovery after reformattig ext3/4 partition — extract old journal/superblock?

I seem to have reformatted my /home partition (previously ext4) as ext3 during an Ubuntu installation. It took me a couple of mounts to figure that out. Which, of course, is a bad thing. I've tried ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Can't access my partitions

I have asked this question some time before as well - but here is the main problem out: MBR was defect, I used Boot-Repair that I could access my Win-xp partition With windows ext3 readers I can't ...