Re: Recovering from MKFS
On Thu, 04 Aug 2011 16:15:06 +0000, Camaleón wrote:
> On Thu, 04 Aug 2011 11:59:22 -0400, Ethan Rosenberg wrote:
>> I ran mkfs -L on an external usb drive, hoping to change it's name,
>> which it did. It, of course, rewrote the inode tables, which I did not
>> realize that it would, and I cannot find my files on the disk. Is
>> there any way to recover the files?
> I would try with a LiveCD containing Photorec:
The filesystem in question is on an external USB drive, so if OP's root
filesystem is on an internal drive, and OP specifies a directory not on
the USB for the recovered files, maybe there is no need to use a LiveCD?