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Old 12-24-2005, 04:32 PM   #1
hollywoodb
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ext3 data recovery?


I've accidentally removed more than I bargained for using rm in my home dir... using grep & strings I can dump a file that contains the names of a lot of the files I wish to recover, but I'm wondering how to recover the files themselves.
 
Old 12-24-2005, 10:03 PM   #2
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Ouch!

Maybe these links will help. I've never used any but you may can get back some if not all your files.

http://e2undel.sourceforge.net/recovery-howto.html

http://home.fnal.gov/~muzaffar/undelete/README.html

Good luck and keep us informed on how things work out.
 
Old 12-25-2005, 01:16 AM   #3
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problem is that ext2 recovery methods don't really work for ext3 due to the way ext3 zeroes inodes upon deletion
 
Old 03-28-2006, 05:18 AM   #4
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Try this:

http://www.linuxquestions.org/questi...d.php?t=428962

Sören
 
Old 03-28-2006, 05:41 AM   #5
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Also this:
http://www.sleuthkit.org/autopsy/desc.php
 
  


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