[ILUG-BOM] Data recovery after formatting ext3 to ex4 partition

Rony Bill gnulinuxist at gmail.com
Sat Aug 8 00:09:01 IST 2009


On Fri, Aug 7, 2009 at 1:24 PM, narendra sisodiya <
narendra.sisodiya at gmail.com> wrote:

> is it possible to recover data from formatted ext3 partition. Actually
> while
> installing ubuntu 9.04 , installer misbehaved with me and formatted my
> /home
> partition  and thus i lost my valueble data. the new partition is ext4
> type.
> I tried with testdisk but unable to recover any bit !!
> anythought ??


Run ext3undel on that partition and see if it helps in any recovery. However
chances are very slim.

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