Date: April 26, 2004
Unfortunately, there is no "unerase" command in Unix. The best alternative is to restore from a backup (You are making backups, aren't you?).
As a last resort, you can try a data recovery tool, such as the one at
(For others, search the web for "aix data recovery".) However, don't depend on these tools to recover data. None guarantee success. It's "hit or miss".
A better strategy is prevention. My suggestions are
April 26, 2004