[SOLVED] Information lost in one partition after new ubuntu installation
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I'm trying to do some thinking here.
* Are you sure you have lost files?
There is a difference in how apps display disk size.
Your 130GB partition is displayed as 119GB by df (post #7). (Some apps lazily uses '1000' for MB & GB instead of 1024, so 1000kB is actually not quite 1MB etc.)
* Are you sure your /dev/sda5 was mounted on media/datos when you copied?
If not, you would have filled the / partition /dev/sda2 instead of /dev/sda5, and / could show 99% usage.
I so hope this is not the case, because if so you have most probably lost your files. (Or have to pay big money to get them back.)
Well, I'm pretty sure I lost mysteriously those files... I understand what you say about the partition size, but when I run Photorec, it found files that were not visible on the partition, and that I was aware I have saved there. So they were insivible :O
I'm also sure I mounted my /dev/sda5 on /media/datos because I didn't want to lose my info, so I made sure I mounted them there.
The 99% of usage was not due to that I mounted there, because before I run Photorec I have lots of free space, since I have formatted recently that partition.
I'll let you know what happened when Photorec finishes.
Thank you all!!!
Last edited by cruzdelsur; 02-12-2013 at 05:34 PM.
I tried the first option Chris suggested, but I didn't work as I wanted. I'm able to see the partition now, if I go to media. But The files are still protected. Should I just change that with chmod? or is there something else I should do?
This is my fstab file:
# /etc/fstab: static file system information.
# Use 'blkid' to print the universally unique identifier for a
# device; this may be used with UUID= as a more robust way to name devices
# that works even if disks are added and removed. See fstab(5).
# <file system> <mount point> <type> <options> <dump> <pass>
proc /proc proc nodev,noexec,nosuid 0 0
# / was on /dev/sda2 during installation
UUID=b08baef3-c005-4070-aa15-227d73102c66 / ext4 errors=remount-ro 0 1
# /home was on /dev/sda3 during installation
UUID=dbd1d13b-a045-4029-8192-59f96a968680 /home ext4 defaults 0 2
# /media/datos was on /dev/sda5 during installation
UUID=9c407492-2dcf-4641-b411-328633ccdd2d /media/datos ext4 defaults 0 2
# swap was on /dev/sda1 during installation
UUID=1440874c-35b7-4dbd-9318-1fa3fc408f45 none swap sw 0 0