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Re: Recovering from MKFS

El 2011-08-04 a las 14:08 -0400, Ethan Rosenberg escribió:

(resending to the list)

> At 12:15 PM 8/4/2011, you 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:
>> http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/PhotoRec
> Thanks.
> Will PhotoRec recover all files, or just those in Linux or graphics 
> format?  The drive is partitioned into ext3 and vfat.

It will scan the whole disk and try to recover all of the files it 
founds. Because of the filesystems are ext3 and vfat (which seem to be 
fully supported by the app) my guess is that it will do its best :-)



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