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Re: "bad super block" on a partition
On Mon, 16 Feb 2004, [WINDOWS-1252] Du^Zan Smolnikar wrote:
> When I used disklabel to resize my wd0e partition (I had some free
> space left), I ran into a problem. I could't write to wd0g anymore.
> I rebooted in hope it fixes the problem, but the wd0g wouldn't mount
> anymore. Neither would wd0e and wd0f. I get a message "bad super block:
> magic number wrong" and get dropped into a shell. I tried using fsck in
> order to search for new magic blocks, but it found none. I tried giving
> it "-b 32" as recommended in the manual, but it wouldn't accept that.
> I removed wd0e and wd0f, but the problem remains. wd0a and wd0d are
> fine though.
you can use scan_ffs to find where the partition was. not sure what
you've done though. if the expanded 'e' partition overwrote the one after
it, recovery will be more difficult.
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