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Old 02-05-2008, 01:27 AM   #1
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My server tells me that I have bad superblocks when I run an fsck

It keeps telling me to run e2fsck with other options -b 81xx When I try this it tells me the same thing about my servers partitions, bad superblocks. Has anyone run into this problem and if you have, have you been able to fix the problem without a complete reinstall? Any help would be greatly appreciated!
Old 02-05-2008, 05:39 AM   #2
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I had a similar problem. You may have to run the fsck command multiple times and each time it will repair bad data blocks. I had to run it only twice on a server that then corrected a superblock error. I had also in the past had to run it 25 times on an older UNIX server to get all bad blocks repaired.


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