robert at aphnet.co.uk
Fri Apr 25 03:09:32 PDT 2003
At 11:45 25/04/2003 +0300, Ülkü SAYILAN wrote:
>I have delete accidently my files that is in oen directory with this
>rm -rf ?*
>but I have to recover it... because a lots of document lost...
>I can I do for recovering?
Do a search on the archives for "undelete" .. this one popped up for me:
but basically, if it's gone, it's gone. If you've written anything to the
since the delete, there's a fair chance the data has been overwritten already.
I would recommend restoring from backups. If you don't already do them, then
look on this as a learning experience, and start doing them in future. Having
been bitten myself, I now have a 120Gb IDE in my server, taking a copy every
night using pdumpfs (in ports). works a charm,and substantially cheaper than
a 40Gb tape drive, which I'd have needed otherwise. With the drive only ever
mounted for the backup, and unmounted afterwards, it's not very likely to get
trashed by anything else.
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