UFS File Recovery

Daniel teletautala at gmail.com
Wed Mar 9 12:00:53 MST 2011

I did not take a snapshot.  I am giving up on that.

I have heard about PhotoRec from multiple people I will look into that
in the future.


On Mon, Mar 7, 2011 at 9:08 PM, John McCabe-Dansted <gmatht at gmail.com> wrote:
> On Fri, Mar 4, 2011 at 12:25 AM, John D Jones III
> <unixgeek1972 at gmail.com> wrote:
>> There's not alot of options when dealing with UFS partitions, pretty
>> much when you delete something, it's gone, however there was some
>> discussion here:
>> http://forums.freebsd.org/showthread.php?t=940
>> which you might find helpful, but at the end of the day, it looks like
>> prevention was the end discussion. Good luck.
> There are also some utilities to recover unfragmented files from
> partitions that do not even need to know the what filesystem is being
> used. These are unlikely to be able to recover entire virtual
> harddisks as they would likely be fragmented, but may be handy if what
> you really need is certain particular files from the virtual
> harddisks. PhotoRec and grep are examples of such utilities.
> --
> John C. McCabe-Dansted
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