problem with ext4

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nabilsoft
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problem with ext4

#1 Postby nabilsoft » 03 Jun 2012, 09:50

Hello,
i did very stupid thing... HELP, PLS
the situation is very similar to: how-to-recover-data-from-nas-formated-drive-t591.html

file system: ext4
i had 1 disk in my Qnap 219 working as standalone disk with ext4 FS. I put in another disk "to be safer..." and than probably qnap had quick formated my disk and change "standalone" do raid1. After 4% progress I have stoped the process, turn off the qnap and get out the disks.

After I plug the disks to another computer with TestDisk I can't see my folders. What should I do ?. Im in trouble because till tomorow i have to recover those files...

br
NAbil and thanks for your help.

after_analize.jpg
after analize, the harddisk seems too small ????
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remy
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Re: problem with ext4

#2 Postby remy » 07 Jun 2012, 13:56

To find your initial partition, try "none" table type, options > align : no, quicksearch / deepersearc, and give feedback.
If a partition is found, do not use write, but try to list using "P" key.
Please use testdisk 6.14, last beta.

What is your operating system ?
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nabilsoft
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Re: problem with ext4

#3 Postby nabilsoft » 20 Jun 2012, 06:46

hello,
thanks, chacking... but now i can see older structure of folders, now deepsearch

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Fiona
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Re: problem with ext4

#4 Postby Fiona » 20 Jun 2012, 08:10

Did you already run deeper search?
If deeper search is finished, please check your found partitions pressing p to have a try to list your data.

Fiona


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