Shredding files

Neil Winchurst neil at
Wed Nov 29 08:49:37 UTC 2006

John L Fjellstad wrote:
> "Dotan Cohen" <dotancohen at> writes:
>> What file system are you on? If it's ext2/3 then _good_luck_ trying to
>> recover files. Really, it's supposed to be technically near impossible
>> to recover files on ext systems (with the exception of jpeg files-
>> because of the way the file starts AND ENDS).
> Being technically near impossible only holdst for ext3.  ext2 only
> removes the entry in the directory table.
> e2undel uses this fact to undelete a deleted file on an ext2 fs:
Actually my last answer was wrong. Having checked I find that I am using 

Neil Winchurst

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