Subject: RE: Ideas on un-breaking an LFS partition?
To: 'Jonathan A. Kollasch' <email@example.com>
From: Scott Ellis <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: 11/15/2006 11:38:39
Actually, I was looking for a useful responses (such as a pointer to an
'fsdb' equivalent that understands LFS) rather than a smart-ass one. Guess
I should have been more clear.
From: current-users-owner@NetBSD.org [mailto:current-users-owner@NetBSD.org]
On Behalf Of Jonathan A. Kollasch
Sent: Wednesday, November 15, 2006 10:56 AM
To: Scott Ellis
Subject: Re: Ideas on un-breaking an LFS partition?
On Wed, Nov 15, 2006 at 09:51:49AM -0800, Scott Ellis wrote:
> Anyone have any recommendations on what to do to get my LFS un-broken
> (seek kern/35054)? It doesn't have data that I care about on it, but
> with all the talk lately about LFS being more-stable (and potentially
> even usable as /), I figure there must be some way other than fsck_lfs
> to recover data. For me, fsck_lfs doesn't seem to actually fix the
> What other recourse would an admin have to repair the partition (short
> of re-newfs'ing it and restoring from a backup)?
Well, you could learn the LFS data structures yourself, and then go to your
nearest hex editor and start looking for brokenness and fix
it yourself. :P That, or you could figure out what is wrong and
then add support for this type of problem to fsck_lfs. I don't think there
is a easy or pretty way.