[CentOS] can XFS filesystem recover rm'ed files?

Mon Jan 7 22:03:14 UTC 2019
Gordon Messmer <gordon.messmer at gmail.com>

On 1/7/19 1:28 PM, Dave Burns wrote:
> Yes, I rm'ed the wrong directory. The disk has not been written to since,
> now mounted ro. Is it possible to recover the files without doing forensics
> on the whole partition? I know the UID and path. XFS is supposed to be
> pretty amazing, can I get it to do this?

I can't find any reports of successful undelete from XFS.


Red Hat suggests xfs_irecover, testdisk, and sleuthkit.  Others 
recommend photorec.  I don't see XFS undelete support listed on the web 
pages for either testdisk or photorec.

Good luck.