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Re: data recovery tools for debian (command line)

On Thu, 2012-05-10 at 23:54 +0500, Muhammad Yousuf Khan wrote:
> > All those tools for ext3 come with patches, they are usable for ext4,
> > theoretically. In practice 99% of your data will be lost.
> >
> > I still have 2 unmounted ext4 partitions since December 2011. I nearly
> > couldn't recover anything, but sure, I got back some data.
> if that is the case do you mean i should shift from ext4 to ext3.
> since i am using ext4 however there is no specific reason  of using
> ext4.

I don't know. I switched back to ext3 and then back back to ext4. AFAIK
ext4 should be the better choice regarding to current kernels. Perhaps a
recovery won't be better for ext3.

IMO the best solution is to have separated backups on different HDDs if
possible. Shit happens! > 20 years I never had serious trouble, but in
the end of last year I had the maximum credible accident.

 - Ralf

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