glenn at antimatter.net
Fri Mar 17 06:31:25 UTC 2006
At 09:46 PM 3/16/2006, Andrew Pantyukhin wrote:
>On 3/17/06, Michael S <msherman77 at gmail.com> wrote:
> > Hi.
> > I am relatively new to FreeBSD, have been running it since 5.1.
> > Nothing like what I experienced today had happened previously.
> > My machine crashed and I wasn't able to boot it back, the boot
> > processes wasn't able to find the kernel. I then booted with the 6.0
> > Release CD and went into the FIXIT mode.
> > I wasn't able to mount /dev/ad0s1a (I have an IDE drive), I then tried
> > fsck_ffs /dev/ad0s1 and the message was:
> > CAN'T READ BLCK 128
> > ioctl Inappropriate ioctl for device
> > fsck_ffs: /dev/ad0s1 can't read disk label.
> > That machine was 6.0 p-1 (patched once) with slightly modified kernel.
> > Is my data lost? Can anything be done still?
> > Any help would be appreciated.
> > Michael
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>The bad news is that at least some data is lost and the
>HDD is toast. You might also want to try and mount the
>partitions read-only (this way they don't have to be clean).
>Some data might still be accessible.
I think he would have much greater success by fsck'ing /dev/ad0s1a
instead of /dev/ad0s1. (note the lack of an 'a' in the device name
in the output above.
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