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Date:      Fri, 02 Feb 2007 13:09:03 -0500
From:      Chuck Swiger <cswiger@mac.com>
To:        Tore Lund <toreld@netscape.net>
Cc:        freebsd-questions@freebsd.org
Subject:   Re: Recovering a file on an msdosfs partition
Message-ID:  <45C37E3F.3080304@mac.com>
In-Reply-To: <45C37A20.2050003@netscape.net>
References:  <45C37A20.2050003@netscape.net>

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Tore Lund wrote:
> The thing that should never, ever happen did happen yesterday.  I lost a
> file and was not able to recover it.  ROX-filer said NewFile where I
> should have seen a familiar filename.
[ ... ]
> My question is whether I could have done anything else to make FreeBSD
> correct the goof it had made.

Sure.  People normally make backups of the data they care about in order to 
avoid losing that data if a problem happens.

(I don't know what ROX-filer is, but it's not part of FreeBSD.)

-- 
-Chuck




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