I am using extundelete to recover about 9000 files that were deleted from an AWS EBS volume, accidentally via programmatic error.
The end of the report states
2864 recoverable inodes still lost.
Can anyone explain what this means, and how I can recover the unrecoverable using extundelete
Full shell output
NOTICE: Extended attributes are not restored. Loading filesystem metadata ... 240 groups loaded. Loading journal descriptors ... 30077 descriptors loaded. Searching for recoverable inodes in directory /srv/www/mysite.com/photo-gallery ... 9000 recoverable inodes found. Looking through the directory structure for deleted files ... Unable to restore inode 330 (srv/www/mysite.com/photo-gallery/group56/myimage7.jpg): Space has been reallocated. Unable to restore inode 1179649 (srv/www/mysite.com/photo-gallery/group189/myimage5.jpg): Space has been reallocated. 2864 recoverable inodes still lost.