Category: filesystem / filesystems

Howto install and setup File Sharing Server with GNU Linux

ext3+gnu_linux+samba = fast and reliable fileserver. WARNING! Security problems Versions from Version 3.5.0 to 4.6.4 (recent in May 2017 ) are affected and need to be patched! patches are available from: Unfortunately EVEN Debian9 (!!!! GUYS FIX THAT FAST […]


btrfs is used by SUSE12 for the /root partition – where it is doing daily snapshots of the installed OS. It has more functionality built-in than just storing files. This article wants to take btrfs for a test-drive. Video Tutorials: […]


while this is possible… i am not sure to recommend this 😀 also make sure there is still some space on the partition to be converted. root@debian9:/# btrfs-convert /dev/sdb6 create btrfs filesystem: blocksize: 4096 nodesize: 16384 features: extref, skinny-metadata (default) […]

GNU Linux -> undelete ext3 vs ext4

Q0: Someone accidentally deleted files on an ext3 partition? Yes -> Q2: You have a working backup of some sort? No -> POWEROFF your PC / Laptop / Server IMMEDIATELY or remount the affected partition read only and get access to […]


can be easily checked via: root@debian9:~# cat /proc/filesystems nodev sysfs nodev rootfs nodev ramfs nodev bdev nodev proc nodev cpuset nodev cgroup nodev cgroup2 nodev tmpfs nodev devtmpfs nodev debugfs nodev tracefs nodev securityfs nodev sockfs nodev bpf nodev pipefs […]


„XFS is a high performance journaling filesystem which originated on the SGI IRIX platform.“ SGI (Silicon Graphics) is out of business since 2009. „The addition of 3D graphic capabilities to PCs, and the ability of clusters of Linux– and BSD-based […]


TESTED and Worked! with acronis 2015 usb boot stick. !!! BE CAREFUL YOU DON’T WANT TO OVERWRITE ANY INTERAL HARDDISK HERE!!!   find out where your USB Stick is-mounted… you could use gparted which gives you a nice grafical view […]