Re: Ext2fs problem not cured by e2fsck
In message <3406D511.57D3@student.uni-tuebingen.de>, writes:
>Oliver Elphick wrote:
>> I had a power failure yesterday and I have a corrupted filesystem as
>> a result. When fsck tried to repair it, it produced some strange
>> messages, and seems to be unable to repair the problem.
>> Error reading block 2097164 (Success) while reading inode and block bitm
>aps. Ignore error? yes
>Maybe the heads made scratches when the power failed and the medium is
>You could try to make a backup and do a pattern test on the partition
>(should be an option for mke2fs) like it's done during installation.
I'll be trying this once I've backed up what is recoverable.
Oliver Elphick Oliver.Elphick@lfix.co.uk
Isle of Wight http://lfix.co.uk/oliver
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