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Re: ext3 lost



Thanks,
what does fsck -f do and how is e2fsck different from fsck?

On Thu, 5 Sep 2002, Stephen C. Tweedie wrote:

> Hi,
> 
> On Thu, Sep 05, 2002 at 11:55:18AM -0400, Shashi Kanbur wrote:
>  
> > the whole raid array is gone. The file system is consistent and is
> > the right size but no directories!
> > 
> > Running fsck on it just comes back ok.
> 
> Did you do "fsck -f"?
> 
> > Should I try a later e2fsck which can handle ext3. 
> 
> e2fsck would complain loudly if it wasn't already able to handle ext3.
> 
> > Has the
> > journal inode been deleted?
> 
> No, not if the mount succeeds.
> 
> > SHould I try and remount as an ext2 system
> > and rerun fsck?
> 
> It's unlikely to help.
> 
> Cheers,
>  Stephen
> 

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