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Re: EXT3 Superblock Recovery



On Nov 09, 2003  10:57 +0100, qad0t altern org wrote:
> My question therefore is, if there are any (backup) superblocks on an
> arbitrary ext3 partiiton which i could access to recover some data at
> least. I tried the formula (8192*n +1), but bad luck.....i assume that
> backup superblocks are not sprayed round the partition like that.

Try 32768*n, where n = { 3^i, 5^i, 7^i}, so 3, 5, 7, 9, 25, 27, 49, ...
This is the default spacing for filesystems larger than 500MB.

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




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