>-Joshua Baker-LePain [05 Dec 2001 10:07 -0500] wrote:
> On Wed, 5 Dec 2001 at 10:00am, Xianglong Yuan wrote
> > First, I modify a file with vim, save it, and go back to bash
> > shell. Then, I hit the power button to crash the system
> > instantly. Now I restart the system and the XFS FS comes back
> > gracefully. However, when I try to open the just saved file,
> > nothing is there, not the new modified content, not even the old
> > content. All the content in the file is wiped off by a stream
> > of weird symbols. Is the XFS FS supposed to behavior like that?
> > It seems to me XFS is really not a safe FS to count on when
> > system crashing. I presumed that I should have my old content
> > back. Did I asked too much here? Thanks in advance.
Is there any way to recover the old content? It is still at
somewhere in the disk, isn't it?
> Joshua Baker-LePain
> Department of Biomedical Engineering
> Duke University
Dept. Materials Science and Engineering
MIT, Room 13-4050
Cambridge, MA 02139