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From: Wolfram Schlich <lists@...>
Subject: Re: Accidentally issued "mkswap" on ext3 fs -- recovery possible?
Date: Fri, 8 Jul 2005 18:19:28 +0200
* Wolfram Schlich <lists@...> [2005-07-08 17:50]:
> [...]
> Currently I'm running e2retrieve on the image to see whether this is
> able to do some recovery, but no results yet.

Update:
--8<--
[... progressing near 100% ...]
WARNING: problem found with superblock block group number
[... several identical lines ...]
e2retrieve: src/core.c:634: part_block_bmp_set: Assertion `part && part->block_bmp && block < part->nb_blockĊ½ failed.
Aborted
--8<--
:-(

Here are the work files it left when it aborted:
--8<--
[root@rescue e2retrieve]# ls -al
total 1832
drwxr-xr-x  2 root root    4096 Jul  8 18:12 .
drwxr-xr-x  4 root root    4096 Jul  8 17:22 ..
-rw-r--r--  1 root root 1627722 Jul  8 18:12 dir_stubs
-rw-r--r--  1 root root      87 Jul  8 18:12 parts
-rw-r--r--  1 root root  222390 Jul  8 18:12 superblocks
[root@rescue e2retrieve]# 
--8<--

Any ideas?
-- 
Wolfram Schlich

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