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SubjectRe: Oops: UMOUNTING in 2.4.17 / Ext2 Partitions destroyed (3x)
On Dec 30, 2001  17:59 +0100, Mike wrote:
> I tried 'e2fsck -f /dev/hdb3' and it returned:
> "Filesystem has unsupported Read-Only features while trying to open
> /dev/hdb3.

Try "tune2fs -l /dev/hdb3" or "debugfs -h /dev/hdb3" (both do the same
thing - spit out the ext2 filesystem superblock data. What version of
e2fsck are you using?

> The SuperBlock could not be read or does not describe a correct ext2
> filesystem.
> ....If it /is/ ext2 then the Sb is corrupt, run 'e2fsck -b 8193 <device>'"
> So I do 'e2fsck -b 8193 <device>' and it says: "Bad magic number in SB
> while trying to open /dev/hdb3"

You are better off trying "e2fsck -B 4096 -b 32768 /dev/hdb3" instead.

Cheers, Andreas
Andreas Dilger

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