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Re: Need help salvaging what I can from major disaster

On 15/03/2016 6:46 AM, Andrew McGlashan wrote:
> I wonder if you could re-align your original partition and then try to
> do recovery of that?  There won't be any journal to help though, so the
> tool I used isn't going to help; but there might be other options to
> reconstruct the file system from super blocks that haven't been trashed.

Oh and I would not reformat it once the partition is back to original;
perhaps if you can do a dry run and then you can see where the
superblocks are probably written as they were before.

Part of the man page for mke2fs:

  -n     Causes mke2fs to not actually create a filesystem


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