urgent, need to recover superblock!
dmehler26 at woh.rr.com
Wed Feb 22 20:01:21 PST 2006
Thank you for your reply. How would i go about doing this copy so i
could use a vnode on it? As i think i mentioned dump didn't like it. One
other thing i can mount the ad1a, ad1d, ad1f, and ad1g partitions just fine,
it's the ad1e partition only that is giving me the grief and that's the one
----- Original Message -----
From: "Edward B. DREGER" <eddy+public+spam at noc.everquick.net>
To: "Dave" <dmehler26 at woh.rr.com>
Cc: <freebsd-hackers at freebsd.org>
Sent: Wednesday, February 22, 2006 10:42 PM
Subject: Re: urgent, need to recover superblock!
> First, copy the entire drive to a file on another drive. Don't mess
> around with the original drive. The vnode disk driver is your friend.
> I can't find the quick-and-dirty tool I hacked up a few years back when
> I needed to recover a MBR... however one can scan a sector at a time,
> find likely partitions, then manually create a disklabel. (You see why
> you want to play with an image mounted via vnode!)
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