Trying to recover data from FreeBSD 4.11 system
jd1987 at borozo.com
Thu Feb 14 07:09:13 UTC 2008
On Thursday 14 February 2008 01:43:19 am you wrote:
> This One Time, at Band Camp, Joe Demeny <jd1987 at borozo.com> said, On Thu,
Feb 14, 2008 at 01:08:35AM -0500:
> > I have an old Cyrix computer which doesn't post any more.
> > It had 3 hard drives. The boot drive had the / partition as well as /usr
> > and /var, and the other 2 drives were configured with Vinum RAID 1 for
> > /home.
> > I hooked up what used to be the boot drive in a new system and it showed
> > what looked like some hex numbers and then the error message "BTX
> > halted".
> > So, I installed this drive as the second hard drive in a FreeBSD 6.2
> > system and I tried to mount it, but I got "incorrect super block".
> > Looks like I have /dev/ad1, /dev/ad1s1, /dev/ad1s1c, and /dev/ad1s1e.
> > Is there a way to mount these filesystems?
> When you try to mount it, what'd you get in dmesg ??
This is the end of dmesg:
Timecounter "TSC" frequency 2411127194 Hz quality 800
Timecounters tick every 1.000 msec
ad0: 152627MB <Seagate ST3160023A 8.01> at ata0-master UDMA33
ad1: 6105MB <SAMSUNG SV0644A JC201-12> at ata0-slave UDMA33
Trying to mount root from ufs:/dev/ad0s2a
I don't think that my attempts to mount /dev/ad1 shows up in dmesg...
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