[tclug-list] XFS data recovery

Eric F Crist ecrist at secure-computing.net
Wed Nov 12 13:11:05 UTC 2008

On Nov 12, 2008, at 3:52 AM, Tony Yarusso wrote:

> So, a friend of mine did an accidental rm on ALL of /var on a system.
> We're wondering what our options are for getting that data back.  He
> ctrl-Cd the deletion partway through when he realized what happened,
> and shut off the system.  /var was its own partition, formatted as XFS
> on top of LVM2 spanning two drives.  Each drive is 250GB, for 500GB
> total system capacity.  /var was half of that, 250GB (but using both
> drives via LVM).  Only about 500MB was used space.  Ideas?

If it were me, I'd just do a restore from my backups.
Eric Crist

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