Data recovery emergency on a downed server... Helpplease!!
linux-5ZoueyuiTZhBDgjK7y7TUQ at public.gmane.org
Mon Dec 29 15:53:33 UTC 2003
I haven't yet because I am pretty worried about doing anything potentially
destructive to the data...
Madison (who's been at it now for over 15h... )
> Have you tried using debugfs (part of e2fsprogs)? It lets you tinker
> with the superblock manually.
> Also: happy birthday.
> On Mon, 29 Dec 2003, Madison Kelly wrote:
>> Well, the fact that I am posting this after 12:00am Sunday night (and
>> my birthday, to-boot!) should indicate just how dire the situation is...
>> I have had a drive failure on a server and I can no longer mount the
>> data partition on the hard drive (/dev/hda5 [ext3 under RH7.3]) because
>> the replacement server (Fedora Core 1) claims that the drive's
>> superblock is toast.
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