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Date:      Sun, 13 Jan 2008 13:09:50 +0100
From:      Roland Smith <rsmith@xs4all.nl>
To:        mahdieh Saeed <mahdieh.saeed@yahoo.com>
Cc:        freebsd-questions@freebsd.org
Subject:   Re: recovery FreeBSD
Message-ID:  <20080113120950.GA52835@slackbox.xs4all.nl>
In-Reply-To: <802024.58831.qm@web45904.mail.sp1.yahoo.com>
References:  <802024.58831.qm@web45904.mail.sp1.yahoo.com>

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On Sat, Jan 12, 2008 at 11:07:16PM -0800, mahdieh Saeed wrote:
> Hi,
> I have a question  about recovery.
> I removed one directory with "rm -r ".Is there any way to restore
> information that removed with "rm -r".

In short, everything that is part of the base system or ports can be
restored with some effort.

If it is a subdirectory of /usr/src/, you can restore it with csup(1).
If it is a subdirectory of /usr/ports you can restore it by updating
your ports tree. Other directories under /usr (except /usr/local) can be
restored by rebuilding and reinstalling the base system as described in
the handbook. If you have removed /usr/local or a subdirectory of it you
could reinstall all your ports.

If you removed (part of) your home directory or any other non-system
data directory, you'd better have a backup.=20

If you have never made a backup of your own data, start now!

Roland
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R.F.Smith                                   http://www.xs4all.nl/~rsmith/
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