[Samba] Samba Deletion Woes

Thomas Reed treed at lavergne.org
Wed Oct 12 15:23:19 GMT 2005

Depending on the file system you may have options.  For ext3 you maybe
out of luck.  Others file systems vary in the way they 'delete' files.  
Search for something like undelete <your fs> in google and see what you
come up with.


Information (Erin Hughes) wrote:

> Hello all,
> I am using samba-3.0.10-1.fc2 and I HAD 2 directorys called music and
> Music. I checked the contents and they were slightly diffrent, so I
> deleted the older one. Turns out I deleted the wrong one.
> OK the after beating me about the head with a Floppy repeatedly
> screaming BACKUP BACKUP BACKUP. Can some one tell me please if there
> is a way to restore my files? 11 GB of mp3s is a little hard to just
> start putting the discs in again.
> I read that you can configure a recycle bin in older versions of Samba
> and I belive that Samba does not actually delete the files it just
> removes the pointers so is it possible to restore thouse pointers.
> Regards,
> Erin

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