[mythtv-users] undelete

Korey Fort k.m.fort at gmail.com
Wed Jun 29 03:16:17 UTC 2005

I remembered there was something on tldp about undeletion so I found one of
the howto's on there. 


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Sent: Tuesday, June 28, 2005 9:50 PM
To: Kelly; Discussion about mythtv
Subject: Re: [mythtv-users] undelete

Kelly wrote:

>I'll break the bad news:
>Linux/Unix file system is not the same as M$oft. Sorry but when you
>delete in Linux you delete forever. Unless your with the NSA.... but
>that's another listgroup.
Is this true? I heard a story some years back about Linus (the kernel 
guy) deleted his files by mistake, but he managed to get everything back.

Try search in google for a while and see if undeletion can be done. It 
should be, as normally the sectors are not overriten/wiped when you do a 

First hit in google may help.


BTW, turn the power off that machine immediately, the longer u leave it 
running, the more chances the sectors will be overwritten by new data.

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