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Re: fsck(8) and superblock backups

On Mon, 5 Mar 2012 19:16:09 -0500
Matthew Mondor <> wrote:

> Does FFS1 contain superblock backups?  I have a broken FS image which I
> have attempted to fix or recover files from, and the corruption is
> located at the beginning.  fsck(8) complains that it cannot find the
> superblock, but I see no scan mode for it to search for a superblock
> backup, either.

After I was suggested off-list to use scan_ffs, I also noticed that
fsck_ffs(8) can be told to use a block offset.  When I have more time
I'll try this and will report on any progress.


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