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Re: ext3 corruption



On Mar 02, 2002  05:59 -0500, root wrote:
>     I'm running RH7.2 with ext3, and everything's been going great,
> except
> that my root filesystem won't mount due to some kind of corruption.
> When
> I try to mount, I get
> 
>     EXT3-fs: unsupported inode size: 61267

This looks like total garbage in the superblock.

> Yikes.  Any suggestions?  trying 'fsck -n -t ext3' suggests using an
> alternate superblock, but this doesn't change anything.  Even a mechanism to
> recover the data would be appreciated.

Which superblock did you try?  You should probably use
e2fsck -b 32768 -B 4096 <dev>

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





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