Undeletion utililty for ext3/4

Christian Kujau lists at nerdbynature.de
Fri May 1 21:09:21 UTC 2009

On Thu, 30 Apr 2009, Number9652 wrote:
> I have recently released a project on sourceforge 
> ( http://extundelete.sourceforge.net ) that can undelete a file from an 
> ext3 or ext4 partition.  It uses code from ext3grep to parse 
> command-line options, and uses libext2fs to read the partitions.
> Instead of reading the entire partition, as ext3grep does, it reads 
> only the journal file and is able to restore a deleted file from the 
> information there and in (possibly deleted) directory blocks.  I hope it 
> is of some use.

Thanks - I've added this to the collection of ext2/3 undeletion tools in 
the wiki: http://ext4.wiki.kernel.org/index.php/Undeletion

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