corrupt disklabel, how to restore?

Subhro subhro.kar at
Wed Sep 29 00:46:46 PDT 2004

If you have partitioned your disk as UFS2, then there is no way in
which you can access them running 4.10.


On Wed, 29 Sep 2004 08:32:18 +0200, didi <didi at> wrote:
> I did what you shouldn't do. I have two disks one 80gb and one 100gb
> I was not happy with FreeBSD 5.2.1 so I downgraded to 4.10.
> Problem is the disklabel on my second drive somehow got corrupt, on this
> drive i backed up all home/* folders etc and so on, but now I can't get
> to my backup.
> I really need a way to restore the disklabel.
> I have tried scan_ffs with no result is there any other way,
> The disk was mounted as ad1s1d one large slice.
> Any information could be usefull
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