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Old 11-23-2003, 09:58 AM   #1
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Location: The North of England
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Angry e2fsck and bad blocks

e2fsck and bad blocks

When I run e2fsck on /dev/hda5 it says something like:

This inconsistancy cannot be fixed with e2fsck.
Use dumpe2fs -b to dump out the bad block then use e2fsck -L filename to read it back in.

When I try to run e2fsck -L or -c I get the error message

Ext2 file too big while sanity checking the bad blocks inode.

What should the file look like
(mine looks like this)


and how do I get e2fsck to run with it.
I've tried single user and resuce mode.
Single user gives the same error, rescue mode can't access the file.


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