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Re: [SLUG] Argh! My drive no work
On Tue, Jun 13, 2000 at 02:00:20PM +1000, Rev Simon Rumble wrote:
> On Tue, Jun 13, 2000 at 01:39:38PM +1000, chesty uttered:
> > Filesystems-HOWTO should help you recover (or completely destory :)
> > your filesystem.
> Erm, nope it doesn't. It tells me about E2fsprogs which I have and have
> tried e2fsck... No luck and there don't seem to be any options in the
> man page for recovering from this problem short of alternate superblocks
> -- which don't seem to work. Should I be trying other superblocks?
> What numbers do I need to use? Can I search through the fs for them?
There a few other utilities from the filesystems-howto that
you didn't mention that I thought would be helpful to you.
This is a utility that handles ext2, FAT, NTFS, ufs, BSD disklabels
(but not yet old Linux swap partitions); it actually will rewrite
the partition table, if you give it permission.
GPART is a utility that handles ext2, FAT, Linux swap, HPFS, NTFS,
FreeBSD and Solaris/x86 disklabels, minix, reiser fs; it prints a
proposed contents for the primary partition table, and is well-
Recognizes ext2 superblocks, FAT partitions, swap partitions, and
extended partition tables; it may also recognize BSD disklabels and
Unixware 7 partitions. It prints out information that can be used
with fdisk or sfdisk to reconstruct the partition table. It is in
the non-installed part of the util-linux distribution.
Small utility that finds blocks with the ext2 superblock signature,
and prints out location and some info. It is in the non-installed
part of the e2progs distribution.
From memory theres another utility called debugfs.
Maybe the undelete-howto might also help?
You might try freshmeat for the missing url's, it may lead you
to better places anyway.
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