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Re: When files disappear, Magic Rescue saves the day

Posted by: Anonymous [ip: 78.128.196.25] on February 15, 2008 11:52 AM
Did your test file actually get written to disk?? maybe the
echo '...' > Deletetext.txt ; rm -f Deletetext.txt
command was performed entirely in cache without syncing to disk. In that case there would nothing to rescue.

Btw, in case of text file, it is IMO better to use grep.

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