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Re: xfs undelete issue

To: Serhan Danis <serhan.danis@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
Subject: Re: xfs undelete issue
From: Dave Chinner <david@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Fri, 4 Feb 2011 19:35:47 +1100
Cc: aelder@xxxxxxx, xfs@xxxxxxxxxxx
In-reply-to: <201102040530.36244.serhan.danis@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
References: <201102040530.36244.serhan.danis@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
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On Fri, Feb 04, 2011 at 05:30:36AM +0200, Serhan Danis wrote:
> Hello,
> I want to get some advice from you about some lost files. A user has 
> indeliberatly deleted some common files managed by a samba server on an xfs 
> filesystem. I want to undelete these files if possible. I have used the 
> testdisk and its file management tool before, but this time the problem is 
> that the partition has 443 G of data used. It would be extremely hard to pick 
> the lost files from a vast bunch of data.  
> What would you recommend for this issue ? Thank you.

Restore from backups.

Also, Asking on the XFS list would be a good start - this is a
FAQ.  CC'd the XFS list so people can tell you their tails of




Dave Chinner

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