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Re: how often to 'fsck -D' ?



On Wed, Oct 02, 2002 at 04:41:20PM +0100, Sean Neakums wrote:
> commence  Skylar Thompson quotation:
> 
> > On Tue, Oct 01, 2002 at 06:26:17PM -0400, Douglas J Hunley wrote:
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> >> subject about says it all. should this only be done once per device or 
> >> periodically? thanks!
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> > I'm not aware of a "-D" switch available in either fsck or e2fsck.
> 
> It's used to convert directories to indexed format.  IIRC, it needs to
> be run only once.  Added in e2fsprogs 1.29 (I think).

I don't see it in any of the man pages, though.

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