Ubuntu system corrupted

Istimsak Abdulbasir saqman2060 at gmail.com
Thu May 28 11:31:46 UTC 2015


On Thu, May 28, 2015 at 7:21 AM, Petter Adsen <petter at synth.no> wrote:

> On Thu, 28 May 2015 06:37:13 -0400
>
> No, you don't. Only one file system was corrupted, so that's all he
> wants to image. Making an image of the entire disk in this scenario
> would just require more space than is necessary and
> potentially complicate things.
>
> If /dev/sda2 is the Linux filesystem, you want to do something like
> this (from a live disk, for example):
>
> sudo if=/dev/sda2 of=/path/to/file.img bs=128M
>
> After that finishes, run for example testdisk or whatever recovery tool
> you choose on the image file. You will also need somewhere to store the
> recovered data.
>
> Petter
>
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That would make things much easier. Lessons the potential to damage
something else.

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