On Tue, Jul 31, 2001 at 07:24:46PM +1000, Roger Irwin came forth with:
>> I was rebuilding my kernel over the weekend when I got Ext-fs errors. I then
> had a bit of a poke around my system and it all looked ok and so I rebooted.
> That was the last I saw of it :( When I rebooted I got a kernel panic error.
> I then booted off the slackware CD and tried to mount my root partition
>> When I try to mount it I get: Ext2-fs Error (device id0 (3,66)):
> ext2_check_descriptior Block bitmap for group 0 not in group (Block 3)!
>> I tried "e2fsck -n /dev/hdb2" to see: Attempt to read read block from
> filesystem resulted in short read while trying to open /dev/hdb2. Could the
> be a zero-length partition?
>> I can mount /dev/hdb1 (it was my /boot partition) and my swap partition
>> If I try fdisk /dev/hdb it all looks fine. Just as it should be.
>> Any suggestions? Does anyone know of any software to scan the drive and
> recover files?
what kernel version? A lot of the 2.4 ones had some nasty problems with
Anyhow, try e2fsck -b 8192 /dev/hdb1
(or try 16384 or 32768).
That might get a different superblock.
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