Questions tagged [filesystems]

Both the format used on storage media such as hard drives to store folders and files, and the device drivers of the operating systems that access them.

Filter by
Sorted by
Tagged with
0
votes
0answers
5 views

Diff Filesystem States on macOS?

Does Faronics Deep Freeze or any similar and/or available tool facilitate diff'ing of filesystem states on macOS? Ideally it would take two states of any filesystem and then find the diffs between ...
2
votes
1answer
14 views

Is there any software to auto-generate diagram for the whole source code repository/folder

I'm working with the source code. I want to have an overview of the whole source code faster, something like the connections, relationship, data sent between the folders/files. Is there any tool/...
3
votes
2answers
59 views

Software recommendations to monitor Android File System

I am currently doing a project which requires me to compare a "before" and an "after" of an Android phone file system. It is mainly for me to identify the modifications that were made to the file ...
0
votes
0answers
7 views

Which programming language to use for file system benchmarkin

I am working on a project to benchmark filesytem. So, I need to measure read transfer rate, write transfer rate and latency using a script. Is python or C better for this purpose? I know C is more ...
0
votes
1answer
28 views

The most efficient way to backup changes for directory with lots of small files

What is the most efficient way to backup for this situation: 900 thousand files, 30 GB total, most of the files are extremely small - few KB. Sometimes some files change transactionally, most of the ...
0
votes
0answers
154 views

Is there a free alternative to Mountain Duck?

I'm happy to see there's finally a place where we can ask that kind of questions. I need to mount clouds, like Dropbox or Gdrive either as a virtual disk or a virtual folder inside my Windows file ...
0
votes
0answers
4 views

Is there a free or open-source Network File System which can only upload the metadata of files like what Dropbox Smart Sync do?

If a user put a file 'test.py' in the NFS Folder in computer A, only metadata of 'test.py' will be uploaded, say size, file name, time stamp. But the file data like the codes in 'test.py' will not be ...
2
votes
1answer
21 views

What Windows tools can access and decrypt Mac hard drives?

In my project, I have some encrypted Mac hard drives (apfs), and I am required to access the data from some Windows 10 machine. I tried to use HFSexplorer to extract all possible partitions. But most ...
1
vote
0answers
4 views

Which distro supporting ZFS is currently most performant?

I am setting up a networked system for acquiring a large number of streamed camera images (up to 3GB/s of raw tif files; up to 2TB per experimental acquisition). The host that acquires the data will ...
1
vote
0answers
11 views

Semi-manual partial recovery of removed ext4 file, file data exists on the disk, inode is known

On Linux machine with ext4 filesystem the important file was accidentally removed, size 1-2 Gb. After that, filesystem was used a short time, but the data of file still remains on disk. The file is ...
0
votes
0answers
13 views

Need a globally distributed FS with fast non-blocking writes

I am researching distributed file systems for a particular use-case. Our use case involves high-latency between nodes with the requirement of fast writes. The options I've seen so far do not seem ...
0
votes
0answers
22 views

Manually recover data from formatted FAT32 image

I've got a formatted FAT32 memory card. It contains JPEG photos. I know this because I wrote a little tool to recover them, and managed to get files around 14000 to 17000 bytes in size that pcmanfm ...
1
vote
1answer
39 views

Linux Filesystem which tracks changes?

Is there a linux filesystem which tracks changes? In my use case in 99% of all cases new files get created. Changes to files are rare, but if they happen, they should be tracked. In my case the ...
2
votes
1answer
65 views

Raw partitioning software for Windows 10

Almost all partitioning software that I've seen does mandatory filesystem checking and data moving before actually changing the partition table. I'm looking for a software that does raw partitioning (...
0
votes
1answer
481 views

Transparent file compression apps for macOS

I'm looking for app for macOS Sierra and above which would allow me to compress files transparently in the background to increase free space which works for macOS Sierra and above. Basically I'm ...
2
votes
1answer
51 views

File system or tool with bidirectional remote syncing of a folder

The setup is several laptops (Linux and Mac OS) which need a shared folder but do not have consistent access to the network. The files would need to be useable while offline and any changes be ...
3
votes
2answers
522 views

Distributed filesystem with bit rot protection, erasure coding, scalability, fuse

I have seen the question asked (in different forms) here, here, and perhaps the best one I found was here, but I do not think this is a duplicate because quite some time has past since those questions ...
1
vote
2answers
208 views

What is the best software for low level recovery ext3/ext4 that you may recommend after mistakenly GPT initiation?

People I am looking for elegant and safe solution for situation like below: You have USB HDD formatted as ext3/ext4 (~2TB) You plugged in this disk to computer with Windows and by mistake do '...
1
vote
2answers
87 views

Filesystem for 1 million+ files

I currently have a VPS with 1&1, running a number of Spring Boot, Node and PHP services, and have had zero problems with the service at all - until I hit the 500,000 inodes limit last night. I am ...
3
votes
1answer
42 views

Rearrange the File Access Table on a disk image

I have an SD card, and I would like to make the files on it consecutive in the flash memory itself (so there are no gaps in between). However, I understand that such a process could use an unnecessary ...
0
votes
1answer
229 views

file creation that works like mkdir -p

I have an api (c#) that parses a project files and gives me an array of the files it has to compile. I am just trying to create files in my custom directory similar to the csharp project file's folder ...
2
votes
0answers
161 views

Tiny filesystem written in C

I want a simple filesystem in pure C (no FUSE, or anything). It needs directories, and files that can grow. Specs of embedded system I want to use it on: 128KB of flash 64KB of RAM RTOS available ...
1
vote
0answers
18 views

Software to monitor file copy events

I've looked into filesystemwatcher/file system filter drivers... none of this does exactly what I want. I want to monitor a source file system (NAS) and when a copy command is executed on one of the ...
5
votes
1answer
9k views

Tool for checking and repair FAT32, NTFS, exFAT, HFS and HFS+ file systems under Linux OS Family

fsck.vfat (dosfsck) can check FAT32, but can't repair most of the errors. ntfsfix can check, but to repair often suggest to use Windows and chkdsk from it. I don't know how to check and repair ...