2009-05-01 21:09:21

by Christian Kujau

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Subject: Re: Undeletion utililty for ext3/4

On Thu, 30 Apr 2009, Number9652 wrote:
> I have recently released a project on sourceforge
> ( http://extundelete.sourceforge.net ) that can undelete a file from an
> ext3 or ext4 partition. It uses code from ext3grep to parse
> command-line options, and uses libext2fs to read the partitions.
> Instead of reading the entire partition, as ext3grep does, it reads
> only the journal file and is able to restore a deleted file from the
> information there and in (possibly deleted) directory blocks. I hope it
> is of some use.

Thanks - I've added this to the collection of ext2/3 undeletion tools in
the wiki: http://ext4.wiki.kernel.org/index.php/Undeletion

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