[SOLVED] usb memory sticj recovery

James B. Byrne byrnejb at harte-lyne.ca
Thu Mar 1 14:47:44 UTC 2018

On Wed, February 28, 2018 11:19, James B. Byrne wrote:
> I have a usb memory stick whose filesystem FreeBSD will not mount
> because it is 'dirty'.  It is dirty because it was removed from the
> FreeBSD host it was connected to.  I would would like to recovery this
> device if possible but my attempts to do so using fsck and fsck_ffs
> never start because it cannot find a SUPERBLOCK.
> newfs -N gives a list of alternate sb location but fsck_ffs will not
> acept them.
> Is there any way to manually turn ff the dirt bit and mount the
> device?


I resolved this issue and recovered the memory stick using:

fsck.ext3 /dev/da0s1

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