Lost some data last night. Always aggravating. Solaris 8, ufs.
What made this specifically aggravating was that it was "so close".
What happened was a DB file was rm(1)'d, but the database was still running,
and still had the file open.
I could see the file plain as day in /proc/1234/fd. In fact, I copied the
file from there to a safer place.
Of course, that was an inconsistent file as it was a snapshot of a file in
use. Better than nothing, but I was hoping to get something cleaner Just In
Using ls -d on the /proc/1234/fd, ...