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Re: [SLE] Problem with ReiserFS
  • From: Volker Krueger <vok@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Mon, 3 May 2004 10:30:07 +0200
  • Message-id: <200405031030.07174.vok@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Hi Anders,

I really apprechiate your help!!!!

I have tried
reiserfsck --fix-fixable which then suggested to run
reiserfsck --rebuild-tree
what I am doing now.
It looks as if it will take about an hour... :-)

I'll send a message, if that helped.
best,
vok


On Monday 03 May 2004 10:27, Anders Johansson wrote:
> On Monday 03 May 2004 10.17, Volker Krueger wrote:
> > Hi Anders,
> >
> > yes, this is of course correct: It may be a bad block. However, the
> > correlation between the crash, which was due to experimenting with a
> > Firewire camera (it had already happened a number of times!) with the
> > final crash of the home is also apparent...
> >
> > But whatever it may be,
> > there are a number of error messages in /var/log/messaged:
> >
> > first *a lot* of boot-up messages, also from the previous crashes about
> > missing inodes
> >
> > is_tree_node: node level 0 does not match to the expected on 1
> > vs-5150: search_by_key: invalied format found in block 598507. Fsck?
> >
> > They are always the same and they are repeated quite often.
> >
> > after the fist number of crashes, the home was always readable again, but
> > the last one finally did it...
> >
> > Any idea if an fscheck could do the job? Any hints for senseful
> > parameters?
>
> Well, the problem is that with errors like that, the partition wouldn't be
> mounted, as the system will refuse to mount a partition with file system
> errors. If the partition isn't mounted, then the I/O error is coming from
> the root partition, not /home.
>
> You can try reiserfsck with something like --fix-fixable or --rebuild-tree,
> those may fix the partition errors, but I really doubt that that is related
> to the I/O error. The only times I've seen I/O errors like that is when the
> disk has in some way been physically bad


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