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Re: Cannot mount hard disk



On 10/10/07, Andy Green <andy warmcat com> wrote:
> Somebody in the thread at some point said:
>
> > EXT3-fs error (device sdc2): ext3_check_descriptors: Inode table for
> > group 291 not in group (block 1082228738)!
> > EXT3-fs: group descriptors corrupted!
> >
> > Yesterday, I could mount it with no problem.
>
> Sounds like something bad has happened to the filesystem... that block
> number is rather large too... has this filesystem been copied around
> between partitions in its history?  Or resized?
>
> I would make sure it is umounted and then
>
> # fsck -f /dev/sdc2
>
> and see what happens.

Thanks, Andy and Karl. I did not do anything with /dev/sdc2. I suspect
that the problem may have been caused by the hibernation of my
computer that I did today. Meanwhile, I ran fsck, and now I can mount
the disk. Can I be sure that the integrity of the data in /dev/sdc2
has not been affected?

Paul


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