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 <email@example.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.
Rodolfo Medina <firstname.lastname@example.org> writes:
> 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
To avoid that risk, would it be all right, from within hda6, just cd to hda8
and there perform writes?
Excuse so many questions, but the issue is a major one.