Grepping though a disk

C. P. Ghost cpghost at
Mon Mar 4 13:18:18 UTC 2013

On Mon, Mar 4, 2013 at 1:36 AM, Polytropon <freebsd at> wrote:
> Any suggestion is welcome!

How about crawling the metadata, locating each block
that is already allocated, and skip those blocks when you
scan the disk? That could reduce the searching space
significantly. blkls(1) et al. from the Sleuth Kit are your friends.

Good luck,

Cordula's Web.

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