[ubuntu-uk] DOS file undelete
rob at esdelle.co.uk
Fri May 8 22:35:54 BST 2009
David Restall - System Administrator wrote:
> I have a memory stick that's died. I have managed to do a dd from
> it and have the contents in a file. I can mount this but some of the
> files are missing. I can see the contents of the files using strings
> on the image but they don't show up using ls when I mount the image.
> I think the files are marked as deleted, is there a utility out there
> that will let me browse the file system so I can recover the files ?
> I thought there was an mundelete but can't find it in mtools. It's been
> a long day and my brain is asleep :-(
Might be worth having a look a testdisk, I've used it in the past to
recover deleted partitions and I think (although I'm not entirely sure)
it will recover deleted files from various filesystems. It also has a
related tool for recovering deleted or corrupt photos, IIRC it's called
photorec. Hopefully anyway it'll give you something to go on.
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