Really no one knows ?!

Michel TALON talon at
Mon Nov 10 01:54:16 PST 2003

> Now, leaving apart that my lest backup dated a month ago, and it's 
> really stupid to lost all your data from a HDD without suffering any 
> hardware or software crash, I would really apreciate some ideas, links 
> whatever about what it is to do to avoid this to happend if the 
> future.

Just an idea. This occurred to me once that the superblock and primary
alternate were corrupted. Hence i was in the same unfortunate situation
as you, fsck was not working. The situation was solved by running
newfs with the -N flag on the slice. This printed the location of 
other copies of the superblock. Feeding that to fsck allowed to recover
the filesystem, without losing anything.


Michel TALON

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