ext3 fs errors, fixable?

Jim Gifford lfs at jg555.com
Tue Nov 1 09:12:01 PST 2005

Doug Ronne wrote:

>If my disk wouldn't mount because of a bad superblock, and I booted in
>another filesystem to run e2fsck which just gave error after error
>eventually ending in a filesystem that had nothing but a lost+found
>directory full of numbered files, is there any way of salvaging
>anything off that partition?  Or is it completely wiped?
Doug use the livecd and try fscking, since it doesn't have any extended 
e2fsprogs like some of the distro's have.

jim at linuxfromscratch.org
lfs at jg555.com

LFS User # 2577
Registered Linux User # 299986

More information about the lfs-support mailing list