A way to recover deleted files (just contents) from USF2

Kris Kennaway kris at obsecurity.org
Tue Apr 20 17:29:19 PDT 2004

On Tue, Apr 20, 2004 at 07:47:17PM +0100, Bruce M Simpson wrote:
> On Tue, Apr 20, 2004 at 11:57:37AM -0400, Brian F. Feldman wrote:
> > That sounds like a cool idea.  Maybe you could write a small program to do 
> > that and an rc.d script for it?  Simplest operation would be something like:
> [snip]
> I second that this also sounds like a cool idea, albeit limited on a
> per-filesystem basis. Snapshotting all filesystems would obviously be
> a bad idea.

I tried this once but ran into deadlocks with the snap code.  These
might have since been fixed.  Also, creating the snapshot was
sometimes taking an exceedingly long time, which is bad since it locks
out all filesystem write access while the operation is in progress.

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