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Old 12-24-2005, 03:32 PM   #1
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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, 09:03 PM   #2
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Maybe these links will help. I've never used any but you may can get back some if not all your files.

Good luck and keep us informed on how things work out.
Old 12-25-2005, 12:16 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, 04:18 AM   #4
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Try this:

Old 03-28-2006, 04:41 AM   #5
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