Need Help - system crash

NoOp glgxg at
Fri Jul 29 22:39:40 UTC 2011

On 07/29/2011 02:06 PM, ANDY wrote:
> Using LiveCD 10.04 and trying to access the drive, I get syslog errors like
> '[sda] Add. Sense: Unrecovered read error - auto reallocate failed',
> 'end_request; I/O error, dev sda, sector 33890987' and 'JBD: Failed to read
> block at offset 9303'.
> So its apparent the filesystem is pooched to some degree.
> I might need methods to manually recover the image and mine for files.

Maybe a back superblock? You could try e2fsck -b[1], or with gparted on
10.04, right click the partion & select 'Check'. If those don't work,
then I'd head for testdisk & photorec:


$ man e2fsck

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