Philip Trickett wrote:
> just as a followup to this, when a file is truncated under ext2 or ext3,
> does the filesystem unlink the chain of inodes, or does it physically
> remove them.
> Also, are there any online resources that describe the operation of the
> ext2 or ext3 filesystems in some depth? Googling didn't turn up much.
The Ext2 undeletion howto gives a pretty good outline. Failing
that, UTSL ("Use the Source, Luke"). Chances are you'll get some
of the file, but not all of it. And if it wasn't plain text, the
missing bits are probably enough to nobble you pretty good.
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