Recover after running newfs on the wrong hard disk

Lowell Gilbert freebsd-questions-local at
Tue May 6 17:21:55 PDT 2003

Caleb Walker <freebsd at> writes:

> This may be a stupid question but is there a way to recover data on a hard 
> disk after running newfs on it?

With painstaking work and knowledge of filesystem internals, it would
be possible to recover some data.  You're not going to recover the
whole partition, though.  

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