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Re: 8 GB Flash drive formatted at 3.7 GB



Marcel Rieux wrote:
On Sat, Dec 19, 2009 at 6:09 PM, Marcel Rieux <m z rieux gmail com> wrote:
I had and still have problems with e2fsck:

e2fsck -c /dev/sdb
e2fsck 1.41.9 (22-Aug-2009)
e2fsck: Superblock invalid, trying backup blocks...
e2fsck: Bad magic number in super-block while trying to open /dev/sdb

I did the change with fdisk:

Command (m for help): p

Disk /dev/sdb: 4045 MB, 4045930496 bytes
120 heads, 55 sectors/track, 1197 cylinders
Units = cylinders of 6600 * 512 = 3379200 bytes
Disk identifier: 0x04030201

   Device Boot      Start         End      Blocks   Id  System
/dev/sdb1               1        1198     3951100   83  Linux

but 2efsck still complains.

You should be running e2fsck on the partition (/dev/sdb1), not the
entire drive (/dev/sdb).

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