[CentOS] Recover RAID

John R Pierce pierce at hogranch.com
Sat Mar 6 05:26:52 UTC 2010

Jeff Sadino wrote:
> Thank you John.  The thing is my data was not overwritten, corrupted, 
> etc.  Some was, but I know which parts.  Basically, I just cleared the 
> file system designation.  So if a file is 64K, does the first 32K on 
> drive 1 contain the first half of the file and the first 32K on drive 
> 2 contain the second half, or are the 32 size chunks on random locations?

didn't you say you did a mkfs ext3 over this stripe's partition?   that 
would have overwirtten all the root directory areas, made a total mess 
of things.

ifyou -just- used a fdisk program to change the partition type, quick, 
change it back to what it was, and put it all back.

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