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SubjectRe: Reiserfs has killed my root FS!?!

On Mon, May 13, 2002 at 05:25:00PM +0100, Eugenio Mastroviti wrote:

> >build it somewhere, boot off rescue media of some kind, and then run
> >reiserfsck with --rebuild-tree argument (and a path to your partition of
> Sorry to bother you, but are you sure you spelled it correctly? The

I am.

> latest I could find was 3.x.1c-pre3 on the namesys ftp server.

Hm. -pre4 is not public yet, it seems.

> I have the same problem on a machine (made worse by the fact that the
> filesystem was a RAID0 partition).
> I keep getting "wrong superblock", even after I told reiserfsck to
> rebuild the superblock.

You mean, after the --rebuild-sb command?

What exactly have happened to your FS, BTW?

> I won't pretend I know much about filesystems, so - is my situation
> hopeless? (meaning, does RAID mess things up even worse?) Am I doing
> something wrong? Is there a difference between -pre3 and -pre4 which
> might change the response of --rebuild-tree?

--rebuild-tree needs valid superblock, I think.

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