undelete files in msdosfs
rsmith at xs4all.nl
Mon Aug 19 22:02:58 UTC 2013
On Sun, Aug 18, 2013 at 09:28:03PM +0200, Polytropon wrote:
> On Sun, 18 Aug 2013 19:00:39 +0200, Matthias Apitz wrote:
> > After a nice day in the fields, my wife deleted accidently the pictures
> > in her cam; the microSD mounts fine in FreeBSD as -t msdosfs; do we have
> > some FreeBSD 10-CUR tool to undelete the files, as there are some for M$?
> We have plenty of them. From my "unbelievable list of tools for
> data recovery" and regarding that you are trying to recover files
> from a camera: "photorec". It's in the ports collection.
For the archives, it's in the sysutils/testdisk port.
(Not the first place one would look, I'd say)
Nice find, BTW. One for the list of recovery tools indeed.
> In the
> same context, "magicrescue" is worth mentioning. If they all
> fail, consider using TSK.
> Note: Do _not_ do ANY writes to the card! Mount it -o ro if needed.
> Make an 1:1 copy (using "dd_rescue" from ports), work with that
> copy. Everything that slips through fat fingers could reduce the
> chance of a successful recovery session. I know it. ;-)
If you took any more pictures with the same card in the camera, it is almost
guaranteed that some of the original pictures will not be recoverable because
they've been overwritten.
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