Reiserfs corruption: a little help, please!

Todd Deshane deshantm at
Thu Jun 16 01:08:20 UTC 2005


Try booting from a rescue or live cd and in a terminal running:
reiserfsck --rebuild-tree <device>

to get the device if you don't know it do:
fdisk -l

hope that helps,

On 6/15/05, Paul M. Bucalo <ubuntuser at> wrote:
> Somehow I managed to corrupt a reiserfs partition. Upon boot-up, it
> tells me to use 'reiserfsck --rebuild-tree' because the problem is bad.
> I've been trying to figure out how to do this, including getting to a
> point where this can be done before mounting. I need to get this fixed
> as soon as possible. What time I have had to Google has given me nothing
> productive. I've already looked at 'reiserfs --help'. Still doesn't tell
> me how to go about to actually make it happen. Any help greatly
> appreciated.
> Paul
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