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Re: Seriously corrupt ext3 root filesystem - help?



On Sun, 20 Jul 2003 20:42:26 -0500, "Eddy" <eddygeez nospammail net>
said:
> Using the 'istat' tool, I can't access many of the inodes on /dev/hda1.
> Some inodes work fine, but large contigiuous clusters of inodes return
> an error like this:
> 
> # istat /dev/hda1 1
> istat: read random seek error: offset 4209880301568: Invalid argument
> # istat /dev/hda1 2
> istat: read random seek error: offset 4209880301696: Invalid argument
> # istat /dev/hda1 3
> istat: read random seek error: offset 4209880301824: Invalid argument
> 
> This is in stark contrast to any of the other filesystems on the drive,
> where 'istat' has no problem reading information about any inode.

Still hoping there is some ext2/ext3 guru who can provide some insight
here. Failing that, is there another mailing list where I might have
better
luck getting info on how to try and recover my data?

Thanks,
Eddy

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