Recovering a file on an msdosfs partition

Chuck Swiger cswiger at
Fri Feb 2 18:09:12 UTC 2007

Tore Lund wrote:
> The thing that should never, ever happen did happen yesterday.  I lost a
> file and was not able to recover it.  ROX-filer said NewFile where I
> should have seen a familiar filename.
[ ... ]
> My question is whether I could have done anything else to make FreeBSD
> correct the goof it had made.

Sure.  People normally make backups of the data they care about in order to 
avoid losing that data if a problem happens.

(I don't know what ROX-filer is, but it's not part of FreeBSD.)


More information about the freebsd-questions mailing list