Undelete or recover from badblocks on disks

jaymax jaymax36 at gmail.com
Sat Sep 19 05:17:32 UTC 2009

Thanks Roland, 
smartctl showed disk to be fine!
fls requires a disk image, is there one created by default in FreeBSD 6.0 . 

>        fls  [-adDFlpruvV]  [-m mnt ] [-z zone ] [-f fstype ] [-s seconds ]
> [-i
>        imgtype ] [-o imgoffset ] image [images] [ inode ]

Running fls in directory of deleted files/dir produced

> #fls -adr 2
> Missing image file names (img_open)

Is there a solution to this ?

Roland Smith wrote:
> Check the disk with  smartctl(8) from the sysutils/smartmontools port to
> check
> that this isn't a hardware malfunction. If it is a hardware malfunction,
> the
> disk is dying and should be replaced ASAP.
> If the hardware is OK, try fls from sysutils/sleuthkit. As long as the
> data
> isn't overwritten, it should still be there.
> Roland

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