how to recover (at least part of) a deleted file?
Chad Leigh -- Shire.Net LLC
chad at shire.net
Wed Mar 9 11:27:43 PST 2005
On Mar 9, 2005, at 12:12 PM, Chad Leigh -- Shire.Net LLC wrote:
> On Mar 9, 2005, at 12:09 PM, Chad Leigh -- Shire.Net LLC wrote:
>> I have a 5.3-REL-p5 system and I accidently deleted an apache log
>> before processing it. I would like to recover as much as possible
>> from it. I have been looking in the sysutils ports and Googling but
>> have not come up with a way of doing this. What is the best way to
>> attempt to recover a lost file or its contents, or as much as
>> possible of it???
> I should mention -- this is ufs2
And in case it matters, what happened was
I mv'ed the file to a different name and created a new log file.
% mv access_log access_log.20050309; touch access_log
I restarted apache
I then accidently did the move again so it replaced my previous saved
copy with a new smaller one.
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