[Box Backup] Is it possible to 'undelete' files in the Box Backup store?

Stuart Hickinbottom boxbackup at fluffy.co.uk
Wed Jan 18 18:59:02 GMT 2006


That's an interesting idea I'd not thought of - I'll look into that for 
future protection from a similar event.

Still interested in any answer to the original problem, though (but not 
very hopeful, I'll admit!).

Thanks,
Stuart

Kelly Black wrote:
> On Wed, Jan 18, 2006 at 06:17:37PM +0000, Stuart Hickinbottom wrote:
>   
>> ...
>> A hardware failure this week, however, led to my Linux server unmounting 
>> a large external disk (mounted under /mnt/media), which had the effect 
>> of causing all the files and directories under that mount point to 
>> effectively disappear.
>>     
>
> Not that this helps the un-delete question, but...
>
> A trick I have used is to have the automounter handle mounting.  This
> has the benefit of the boxbackup client not finding the path if the
> automounter fails to mount the external disk, share, nfs mountpoint, ftp
> mount via lufs or what have you.
>
> Kelly Black
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