This is a discussion on Re: disklabel recovery - FreeBSD ; meanwhile I did a 'dd' image of the drive to a network drive and formatted the hd, I needed the system up again. what can I do with that 'dd' image in order to restore atleast some of the data ...
meanwhile I did a 'dd' image of the drive to a network drive and formatted
the hd, I needed the system up again.
what can I do with that 'dd' image in order to restore atleast some of the
data on that drive ?
On 10/30/05, Maxim Konovalov
> On Sat, 29 Oct 2005, 20:59+0200, Gal Ben-Haim wrote:
> > Hello,
> > Im running FreeBSD 5.4
> > I accedently enabled swap on /dev/ad2s1c (raw label), this destroyed my
> > disklabel, the data is still on the disk (after doing 'cat' on the /dev
> > device).
> > When I try to mount the filesystem I get: the mount is successful, but
> > I 'ls' the mount point I get bad file descriptor.
> > I tried to create a new label with 'sysinstall', but the label which is
> > created seems to be with invalid values.
> > I tried running scan_ffs, after it read all the blocks on the disk it
> > outputs 'input/output error.
> > is there any way to reconstruct the label properly or access atleast
> some of
> > the files ?
> Maxim Konovalov
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