ext2 or 3 recovery

Byron Poland wpoland at gmail.com
Tue Jan 3 05:58:47 UTC 2006

I'm running testdisk now.  I'm not sure if I'm going to have any luck.
 I don't know much about disk structure and file system structure. 
I'm not certian that I understand it completely.

On 1/3/06, Michael Richter <ttmrichter at gmail.com> wrote:
> What a coincidence.  I had something equally bad happen to me -- only it
> wasn't USB externals....
>  Anyway, as I documented in my little rant on the subject a few days ago, I
> found a tool that was extremely helpful at finding lost partitions.  It's a
> bit time-consuming to use gpart but it does the job.  I found other tools
> that didn't cope very well with my specific situation.  They may work for
> you, though, given that you're unlikely to have extended partitions and
> stuff on an external, right?
> On 03/01/06, Byron Poland <wpoland at gmail.com> wrote:
> > My laptop crashed, and I had to do a hard reboot on it.  It had
> > several usb drives attached all ext3 file systems.  on the next reboot
> > and upon plugging in one of the drives, I got a mount error and ran
> > fsck.ext3 -y on the drive.
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