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Re: Data loss



Hi,

On Wed, 2003-02-12 at 10:46, Francesco Pirozzi wrote:

> it happened with my RH73 that the same partition (ext3 fs, of course) was mounted
> onto
> two different mount points ( "/" and "/mnt/removable" respectively) and a copy of
> files
> from one path to another (e.g. "cp /opt/myfile /mnt/removable/opt) reveiled to be
> an overwriting procedure. Now I have 0 byte size files on /mnt/removable (aka "/")
> partition and I wonder whether is possible to retrieve - at least - parts of the
> data blocks.

> I have two questions for you:
> 1. do you think the data are still present somewhere in the disk?

Yes, it should be.

> 2. Is in the world any procedure to allow to put all the pieces of the puzzle (I
> mean the data
> blocks) together again?

Nothing other than manual hunting for the data with a tool like lde, I'm
afraid (unless you've got a backup!)

Cheers,
 Stephen





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