JFS filesystem corruption and jfs_fsck

Christopher Chan christopher.chan at bradbury.edu.hk
Fri Apr 3 00:35:07 UTC 2009

> The JFS drive is made up of a combination of two, smaller, hardware 
> RAIDs.  The underlying hardware is reporting no drive failuires in 
> either RAID, so I have no reason to believe that the problem is due to a 
> faulty drive.  The data corruption followed an unexpected power outage, 
> so I'm thinking that's the cause.
What raid cards are you using?
> I just don't want to have to reformat the filesystem and lose all of my 
> data if it's possible to repair it.  (Hence my headaches with jfs_fsck.)

Of course.

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