[clug] recovering from ext3 format
paulway at mabula.net
Sun Dec 16 12:24:46 GMT 2007
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James Foskey wrote:
> I had a fat partition which I accidently formatted with ext3 using mkfs.ext3 I haven't written to this partition yet, is the underlying data still there and can I recover it?
Your best bet is to try testdisk, a tool to check and undelete partitions, and
photorec, a tool to find files after a delete or format. They're both from
the same author and they're quite interactive for text-interface programs.
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