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Re: emergency .. system crash recovery!



On Jul 14, 2002  16:07 -0400, MW Mike Weiner (5028) wrote:
> I am having some trouble with an ext3 partition, getting the following error
> when i go to fsck the partition:
>  
> fsck.ext3: Bad mgic number in superblock while opening /dev/sda2
>  
> I tried the -b 8193 option, to no avail. Can anyone out there help me
> recover this partition??

Unless the filesystem is very small (< 500MB), you probably should use
"e2fsck -b 32768 -B 4096 /dev/sda2" in order to find the backup superblock.

Cheers, Andreas
--
Andreas Dilger
http://www-mddsp.enel.ucalgary.ca/People/adilger/
http://sourceforge.net/projects/ext2resize/





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