I know that this is pretty useless, but.
I was just reading my mail when the power went out. There were some
important mails there. At the time, they were in /var/mail/dtutty
On reboot, it said that it was replaying the journal (ext3) for /var
with no errors reported.
After reboot, /var/mail/dtutty is empty (another user's mail is still
there, the only differece being that they weren't using mutt at the
There is nothing in lost+found.
Possibly unrelated: on boot, the POST said that there was a keyboard
error. I had to power down the PSU to get the box to boot.
Any idea what happend? I figure that there's no way to get the data