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Re: [SLE] Don't panic!
- From: chris.reeves@xxxxxxxxx (Chris Reeves)
- Date: Wed, 20 Sep 2000 10:35:34 +0100
- Message-id: <39C884E6.A8D63638@xxxxxxxxx>
Togan Muftuoglu wrote:
> chris.reeves@xxxxxxxxx started typing into the keyboard and wrote:
> > I've just lost 5 years worth of emails because Netscape was playing up (which is the least of my worries now...).
> > In the process of moving the *good* .netscape directory back over the top of the dodgy one it managed to lose the mail subdirectory.
> > It's gone :(
> > What I would like to know is if there is any way I can get this back? Now I know you can't 'undelete' files in Linux, so it would probably be a case of finding the appropriate inode numbers. Am I on the right track (he says wishfully)?
> > I am aware that there are a number of superblocks on the drive that supposedly contain backup inode information, but again I would suspect that these get overwritten together (just a guard against bad sectors etc.).
> > I really need to get those emails back. Under normal circumstances I would have a backup for trying to 'fix' netscape, but I ran out of disk space this morning (again).
> > Please can I get any suggestions whatsoever. If I'm successful, then I'll start enquiring about how this happened and why netscape is dying. Just now all I want are those emails :'(
> > When replying, could you cc: chris.reeves@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx as well as sending to chris.reeves@xxxxxxxxx
> Well hope you recover soon in the mean time maybe the below link may
Thanks all. It's heartening to see so many suggestions. I'll have to
wait a couple of days before I start working on it, but /home is safely
unmounted just now (I'm running as root - not ideal, I know).
And I got a copy of SuSE 7.0 Pro this morning :-) so life's not all bad.
Well, thanks again and fingers crossed...
-o)/ / (_)__ __ ____ __ Chris Reeves
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