[Resolved] Re: Need Help - system crash

NoOp glgxg at sbcglobal.net
Sun Jul 31 22:24:40 UTC 2011

On 07/29/2011 08:58 PM, ANDY wrote:
> On Fri, Jul 29, 2011 at 4:39 PM, NoOp <glgxg at sbcglobal.net> wrote:
>> 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:
>> http://www.cgsecurity.org/wiki/TestDisk
> I went with a gparted check and it found 6 orphaned nodes to nuke; ran it
> again and it appeared clean.  Mounted from 10.04 LiveCD and booted from 9.10
> native, no problem -- so far.
> Downloaded TestDisk anyway and will run checks.  Still nervous because
> CapsLock and ScrollLock indicators were blinking together during the initial
> system crash, and they started doing so again during a LiveCD failed boot...
> Gparted didn't mention recovering a superblock/journal, but that somehow
> seems likely.

Glad it worked. So we can tag this as 'Resolved' then?

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