[CentOS] Drive recovery?

Tue May 10 20:00:30 UTC 2011
Ljubomir Ljubojevic <office at plnet.rs>

Ashley M. Kirchner wrote:
> On 5/10/2011 12:30 PM, Brunner, Brian T. wrote:
>> mke2fs -n /dev/hde1 should list you the block addresses where copies of
>> the superblock would be found.
>> Set ASB=any one of the alternate blocks listed.
>> Then, try mount -t ext3 -o sb=$ASB /dev/hda2 /mnt
>      Thanks!  I will try that as soon as dd_rescue is done running ... 
> in about 16 hours or so.  Considering the data on this drive, I'm 
> willing to risk and try to copy everything off before forging ahead with 
> trying to mount the thing and possibly damaging it even more.

I will byte and actually say it: Use Backups for important data you can 
not afford to lose. rsync or similar tool can be used via cron to make 
sure important files are saved.