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:
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):
OK, thanks, I will try with this one.