[Gllug] Undelete...?

Henrik Morsing henrik at morsing.cc
Thu Feb 5 14:23:48 UTC 2004

> mdk 7
> I had a directory with a couple of files starting with "?blah"
> So like a Burk I deleted them with "rm -fr ?*" ... Don't laugh!
> Well anyway, in that directory was a script I use all the time, which I
> would rather no rewrite.
> Is there a way of getting my file back?

Yes. You find the tape you did the last backup on...

> I realise this is a total newb question, but I find it hard to believe
> there
> is no way of recovering a file which has not been overwritten.

There is a possibility but it's difficult (very) and your chances aren't 100%
I just found this link: http://www.tldp.org/HOWTO/Ext2fs-Undeletion-1.html
but there are many others out there.

Henrik Morsing
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