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Re: Best file system

> > While we are talking about filesystems, I am using a server with an ext3
> > filesystem. Due to a bug (software, me, client... I don't know), the
> > zeodb database was stored into the temporary directory (/tmp/) and
> > deleted...
> > As there is no way of doing an undelete with ext3, I dump the partition
> > with dd (dd if=/dev/hda7 of=/home/dump_temp.dump bs=1048576 count=1024).
>    At least one admin was able to mount an ext3 partion as ext2 and then 
> undelete files from there.  Sounds like a crazy idea, and it might be too 
> late depending  on what you've attempted already:
> 	http://lists.debian.org/debian-user/2005/01/msg00840.html
> 	http://lists.debian.org/debian-user/2005/01/msg00885.html
In this case, the guy has been able to undelete files when they are lost
during a fsck (which is not my case).

>    Also, the straight 'dd' doesn't actually copy everything, but hopefully it 
> got what you needed.  For next time, have a look at dcfldd, which supposedly 
> does a much better job (and thus takes longer to copy):
> 	http://dcfldd.sourceforge.net/
OK, thanks, I will try with this one.


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