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Old 05-15-2008, 12:41 PM   #1
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how to restore a folder


hi guys
i have mistakenly erase all the components on a folder.
i would like to know if is there anyway i could do a undo or a restore to get eveythign back?
by the way i am using soalris 10
thnx
 
Old 05-15-2008, 01:00 PM   #2
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Are you doing anything for backup? A restore is about the only way. There isn't a recycle bin in Solaris, it actually believes you want to delete things...
 
Old 05-15-2008, 02:21 PM   #3
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oh darn!!!
so basically i lost all the files in there right?
 
Old 05-15-2008, 05:11 PM   #4
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If you rm something, and this something cannot be recovered from, for example, an earlier snapshot of that file system, then yes, I think you lost it.
 
Old 05-16-2008, 10:06 AM   #5
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oh ok

well thnx
 
Old 05-31-2008, 10:53 AM   #6
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do you have any symbolic link for this folder ? then I'll suggest to know the inode for this folder I think the only way to restore file in Solaris is to know the indoe number. hope this help
 
Old 05-31-2008, 10:58 AM   #7
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How about "testdisk"? I have never used it, but I have seen it recommended many times.

Lost data is usually recoverable if you do not do anything to write to the disk. When you "delete" something you are only removing the link to the inode--the actual data is still there.
 
  


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