dell 2850 initrd problem.

Paul M. Dyer pmdyer at ctgcentral2.com
Fri Jun 4 13:57:57 CDT 2010


Actually, you would want to try and recover the superblock from the /dev/mapper/..   device.

So, follow the commands for recovery of an ext3 filesystem, but use /dev/mapper/... instead of /dev/sdb2.

Paul

----- Original Message -----
From: "Ron Croonenberg" <ronc at depauw.edu>
To: "Jefferson Ogata" <poweredge at antibozo.net>
Cc: linux-poweredge at dell.com
Sent: Friday, June 4, 2010 12:19:37 PM
Subject: Re: dell 2850 initrd problem.

> Regardless of default install layout, we have a "bad" superblock on
> /dev/sda2 and /dev/sda2 marked as an LVM device. The evidence is
> strong that / is an LV within the PV that is on /dev/sda2. If you
> tried to
> recover a superblock directly on /dev/sda2 you would wipe out who
> knows what.
>
>

ok, and I'd rather not do that :)

Is there something I can check to make sure we indeed have what you
suspect I have?

> _______________________________________________ Linux-PowerEdge
> mailing list
> Linux-PowerEdge at dell.com
> https://lists.us.dell.com/mailman/listinfo/linux-poweredge Please read
> the FAQ at http://lists.us.dell.com/faq
>


_______________________________________________ Linux-PowerEdge mailing
list Linux-PowerEdge at dell.com
https://lists.us.dell.com/mailman/listinfo/linux-poweredge Please read
the FAQ at http://lists.us.dell.com/faq



More information about the Linux-PowerEdge mailing list