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Is it possible to recover a striped volume (6 TB from two 3 TB disks) that has had all it's data removed with sudo rm -rf? Assuming no overwrites. As a last resort (I'm a student with very few resources) would a data recovery service like Kroll Ontrack or Drivesavers be able to do it?

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No, Its not possible. You can try piriform.com/blog/2013/2/15/recuva-v145 but due to the way the RAID 0 works its unlikely. –  Ramhound Feb 22 '13 at 12:18
    
It won’t be easy –– the fact that you’re using RAID won’t help –– but you have as much of a chance as anybody else who’s done a rm -rf. Look around –– this question seems to have some answers that might be good starting points. –  Scott Feb 22 '13 at 22:37
    
Thanks for the links. :) –  eee3 Feb 23 '13 at 11:28
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