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Re: Emergence: recover deleted files

Rodolfo Medina wrote at 2010-09-05 16:54 -0500:

>> The deleted files are from partition hda6: is it all right if I run photorec
>> from partition hda8 and store there the recovered files, _without_
>> performing _any_ writes in hda6?

green <greenfreedom10@gmail.com> writes:

> You can ensure that no writes are made on hda6 by running the mount command
> and checking the filesystem mount options.  You should see 'ro' inside
> parentheses rather than 'rw'.  To switch from rw to ro, you can run: # mount
> -o remount,ro /dev/hda6
> You can make that permanent (for the duration of recovery) by editing 
> /etc/fstab.  Add 'ro' to the 'options' portion of the applicable line.

To do as you suggest, I have to log out hda6 and reboot into hda8, otherwise
mount won't umount hda6 because it's busy.  Won't the reboot worse the damage?


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