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Date:      Sun, 13 Jul 1997 08:15:09 -0700 (PDT)
From:      Doug White <>
Cc:        freebsd-questions@FreeBSD.ORG
Subject:   Re: Superblocks and Magic numbers
Message-ID:  <Pine.BSF.3.96.970713081248.883A-100000@localhost>
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On Sun, 13 Jul 1997 wrote:

> >If this doesn't make sense, post your /etc/fstab and we'll make sure it's
> >correct.  I assume this error from fsck comes up on bootup.
> >

> i dont get as far as fstab, I cant boot the drive even though I can
> mount /dev/w d0s1 if i do it myself. wd0s1 is the actual root partition,
> although if i read t he disklabel or fsck wd0 | wd0a it isnt the same as
> wd0s1. I am now running from another HD , albeit small, and really want
> to recover my main drive. I am tempted to beg list members to telnet to
> my box and fix my drive :)

So the problem is the disklabel for wd0a is corrupted?  

Run 'disklabel wd0' and 'fdisk wd0' and send me the output.  I'm not the
greatest at recovering disks, but maybe we can get an idea of where to go
next from that data.

Doug White                              | University of Oregon  
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