[lug] Undeleting files on ext2/3

Peter Hutnick peter-lists at hutnick.com
Mon Apr 21 09:32:10 MDT 2003

Rob Judd said:
> When I have the need to "undelete" a file on an ext2 filesystem I
> generally run mc (midnight commander) in its "browse deleted files"
> mode. Questions:
> 1. Is there a better way to do this for ext2 filesystems?

Backups and CVS are both nice.

> 2. Is there any way to do this for ext3 filesystems?

Have you considered remounting your ext3 fs as ext2?


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