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Re: hrmmm ...

On 26.06.2011 09:28, Malcolm Herbert wrote:
> Some fumbled typing on my part meant I nuked portions of a directory
> tree that hadn't yet been backed up but were nevertheless important.
> ... it's an FFSv1 filesystem of around 38GB and whilst I understand that
> there isn't an 'undelete' per se, what options do I have for rooting
> around and trying to piece back my data?
> I did halt the server as soon as I realised the problem, so most if not
> all of the blocks on disk should still be there ... the touble is I'm
> not familiar with UFS/FFS enough to know what metadata would still exist
> for these unlinked files ...
> They should be readily distinguishable by their content even if all I
> get back is a set of files without filenames (which is probable), but
> I'm not sure what tools would be good for this purpose ...
> I've made a good backup of the filesystem using dd, so the host is back
> in production and I can pursue other means of recovery offline ...


Although we don't have it readily available from pkgsrc.

Jean-Yves Migeon

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