[Date Prev][Date Next] [Thread Prev][Thread Next] [Date Index] [Thread Index]

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.

Rodolfo Medina <rodolfo.medina@gmail.com> 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
> damage?

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.


Reply to: