[Techtalk] Bad Superblocks

Conor Daly conor.daly at oceanfree.net
Sat Nov 30 14:36:37 EST 2002

On Fri, Nov 29, 2002 at 11:27:47PM -0600 or so it is rumoured hereabouts, 
Judith Elaine Bush thought:
>       I have copied the two partitions into files using dd. That was
> "successful" -- I can scan the images with hexdump -c, pipe to more,
> and search for text strings to see what's on the drive. (I'm in the
> matrix, woohoo.)
Can you loop mount the _files_?  Though, if you're having trouble mounting
the partitions, it's not very likely you'll be able to mount the files

> is corrupt, and you might try running e2fsck with an alternate superblock:
>     e2fsck -b 8193 
Did you try this?

Conor Daly <conor.daly at oceanfree.net>

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