On Sun, 28 Dec 2003 22:07:00 -0500 "Francisco Reyes" <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote:
> On Mon, 29 Dec 2003 04:06:27 +0200, Ion-Mihai Tetcu wrote: > > >On Sun, 28 Dec 2003 20:54:06 -0500 > >"Francisco Reyes" <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote: > > > >> Is there a way to recover the label info? I don't know if the HD > >> is dying or whether the filesystem/HD boot sector is messed up. > > > >newfs -N will *probably* give the alternate superblocks so that you > >could do a fsck_ufs -b. > > Could you elaborate a little? > Looked at man page for newfs and it says it just gives info of > newfs without doing operation. How will that be used? > > I am not familiar with the tools to manage disks. I usually have > used /stand/systinstall to prepare HDs and allocate mount > points. it>/usr/ports/audio/xmms-kde# newfs -N ad3 /dev/ad3: 38166.7MB (78165360 sectors) block size 16384, fragment size 2048 using 208 cylinder groups of 183.77MB, 11761 blks, 23552 inodes. super-block backups (for fsck -b #) at: 160, 376512, 752864, 1129216, 1505568, 1881920, 2258272, 2634624, 3010976, 3387328, 3763680, 4140032, 4516384, 4892736, .... After which you could do a fsck_ufs -b 752864 device_node (first time with -n also) and see if one of the alternate superblocks fits. -- IOnut Unregistered ;) FreeBSD user _______________________________________________ [EMAIL PROTECTED] mailing list http://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-questions To unsubscribe, send any mail to "[EMAIL PROTECTED]"