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Re: [linux-lvm] filesystem corruption...

> On Wednesday, February 27, 2002 04:42:28 PM -0700 Andreas Dilger <adilger clusterfs com> wrote:

>> On Feb 27, 2002  23:36 +0100, Anders Widman wrote:
>>> Unfortunatley, something went seriously wrong. I can't mount the disk
>>> any more, or use reiserfsck. They (mount/reiserfsck) say there isn't
>>> a valid filesystem on the device. Vgscan does however find all devices
>>> and can activate the volume group, but reiserfsck doesn't work.
>>> What should I do to be able to save a s much data as possible?
>> dd if=/dev/vg/lv of=/new/disk conv=sync,noerror

> Then we should be able to use debugreiserfs and reiserfsck to 
> find a copy of the super in the log, or just recreate it.

> -chris

So. How much space would this require on the 'new' disk? The same
amount as the entire LV? If that is, it would be impossible (for me,
economically) to do this.

The disk with bad blocks is 80GB, and I have a "spare" 80GB disk, but
not more.


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