On 12/20/2009 02:29 PM, Marcel Rieux wrote: > > Now that i know it's a 4GB drive, I wouldn't format it ext3, but since > it's already formatted ext3 and I don't plan to use it to exchange > data, I'll leave it as it is. > > But, as I said. I still have this problem: > > 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 > > The superblock could not be read or does not describe a correct ext2 > filesystem. If the device is valid and it really contains an ext2 > filesystem (and not swap or ufs or something else), then the superblock > is corrupt, and you might try running e2fsck with an alternate > superblock: e2fsck -b 8193 <device> > Dumb question - did you format /dev/sdb or /dev/sdb1? I remember you saying you have a partition on the drive, so I suspect you will have better luck running "e2fsck -c /dev/sdb1". Mikkel -- Do not meddle in the affairs of dragons, for thou art crunchy and taste good with Ketchup!
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