No more /home after botched Fedora install

Dotan Cohen dotancohen at gmail.com
Mon Jul 30 00:43:18 BST 2007


On 30/07/07, Serg B. <sergicles at gmail.com> wrote:
> First however, unmount the home partition or turn the machine off all
> together to avoid overriding any data on the disk.
>
> Second, waht file system are you using?
>
> Also, depending on what file system the /home partition is using,
> recovery could be possible. However if you are using ext3 then cut
> your losses and move on - been there, done that. All articles on ext3
> recovery seem to say that it can not be done if you have deleted the
> data (not crash, deleted) due to the way ext3 deletes files.
>

Er, it was ext3. I didn't rm the files per se, however fsck may have
effectively done that?

Dotan Cohen

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