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How to recover files deleted / removed by autofs?

After restarting autofs I was horrified to see that it removed everything in my home directory. It has not removed anything. It has mounted the virtual autofs filesystem on the directory, ...
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How to recover files deleted / removed by autofs?

The files are located in the /home or / filesystem and you "hide" them by mounting over the disk /dev/sdb1. You need to unmount the disk you use with autofs: umount /dev/sdb1 or umount /...
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Data Storage Volume (e.g. HDD) - physical representation, volume and file system

Simply put .. A partition is an area on the drive, nothing more nothing less. Partition are defined in partition tables that define the start position and a number of LBA sectors. In addition ...
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