General purpose journaling filesystem supported by Linux since 2.4.1.

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Accidentally mounted a ReiserFS drive as MBR on my windows box - how do I recover?

I had a WD Netcenter with a 160GB drive that kept dropping off the network. I opened up the enclosure and removed the hard drive, connected to a Windows box without knowing the drive used ReiserFS.... ...
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How do I delete a directory that appears to contain nameless files?

I'm trying to delete a supposedly empty directory on a ReiserFS filesystem, but I can't because rm keeps complaining that the directory isn't empty. $ rm -rf thedirectory rm: cannot remove ...
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How to get enable reiser4 on kernels > 2.6.38? Are there alternative FS like reiser4?

I can't find a patch for reiser4 for kernels newer than 2.6.38. How to access reiser4 on modern kernels? The only workaround I know is to use a thing like mountlo (filesystem running in UML kernel ...
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DiskInternal's Linux Reader Search

A 2TB external hard drive having multiple reiserfs, ext2/3 and similar linux file systems on it. In need for a quick search from within windows xp I found Linux Reader from DiskInternals. It ...
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Rebuilding tree of reiserfs partition with no free space left

$ dd if=/dev/zero of=qqq bs=1M count=40 $ mkfs.reiserfs -f qqq ReiserFS is successfully created on qqq. $ mountlo-0.6 qqq ~/mnt/tmp $ cat /dev/frandom > ~/mnt/tmp/qqq cat: write error: No space ...
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ddrescue 2gb USB onto reiserfs partition

I have rescued my 2gb usb stick in nearly two days onto an 100gb blank reiserfs partition with these two commands: ddrescue -f -n /dev/sda /dev/sdb8 logfile ddrescue -d -f -r3 /dev/sda /dev/sdb8 ...
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Is it possible to restore a backup on different filesystems?

I'm now using Ubuntu 10.04 with ext4 and for the second time in my life I experienced data loss (not for real: I got backups) and I'm assuming problems with the recent ext4 fs. I want to restore all ...
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Resizing 2 partitions (NTFS and ReiserFS3)

When creating a Win7 and Gentoo setup I miss allocated the space needed for Windows and Linux. I have a 320 gb drive and created a 40gb partition on Win7 and used the rest of the space on Linux. Now I ...
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Are there any Reiser file system drivers for Windows XP?

... apart from http://rfsd.sourceforge.net which seems to have been abandoned, and apart from plugins to Total Commander?
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Is there a way to mount ReiserFS partition in Windows?

Is there a good reliable way to mount ReiserFS partitions in Windows? All I found is YAReG but it doesn't really mount a drive so I can't use my favorite tool for file operations and, more ...