Re: ran mkreiserfs and erased my ext2 partition!!!
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On Monday 03 May 2004 10:46 am, Patrick House wrote:
> I ran
> $ mkreiserfs /dev/hda6
> instead of /dev/hda5 (which was a blank partition) and it overwrote
> my ext2 parition with all my backup data without any sort of
> confirmation. Is there any way at all to recover this? If i just
> convert it again to an ext2 filesystem can I use Midnight Commander's
> undelete function since the inodes shouldnt have been overwritten?
Undelete isn't really supported, and formating a drive makes it a moot
point. Backups are the only way, afaik.
Debian GNU/Linux User
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