Howto: Linux Filesystems

This blog series aims to be a reference guideline by collecting useful knowledge and tutorials about Linux filesystems, mainly about ext3 and ext4.

Because, as systems engineers/administrators, when we need to manually perform disk maintenance on a server, we know that a tiny mistake may have large consequences.

“Trial-and-Error” is sometimes a good way to learn, and sometimes not. For sensitive topics like internet security or filesystem operations, it is often better to understand the theory based on reliable sources before trying; in this way we can avoid putting the data integrity at unnecessary risk.

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